Court denial in swim pool peeping case

Moor Park Swimming Pool in Bispham, Blackpool
Moor Park Swimming Pool in Bispham, Blackpool
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A man accused of voyeurism at a Bispham swimming pool has made his first appearance in court.

Damian Grove, 44, of Central Drive, Blackpool, pleaded not guilty to observing a person doing a private act for the purposes of his sexual gratification.

Grove is alleged to have looked over the top of a cubicle where a 13-year-old boy was getting changed at Moor Park swimming pool on November 23 last year.

Prosecutor Paul Foster’s application the case was suitable for trial at a magistrates court was agreed to by defence lawyer Gerry Coyle.

Grove was bailed to April 14 for trial by Blackpool magistrates.

He must not enter any swimming pool or any changing rooms and not communicate with anyone under 16 as conditions of his bail.

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