18.7 C
West Bridgford
Thursday, July 18, 2019

70-year-old in court charged with historical child sexual abuse

A 70-year-old man appeared in court today charged with historic child sexual abuse at Beechwood Children’s Home

PUBLISHED:

A 70-year-old man appeared in court today charged with historic child sexual abuse at Beechwood Children’s Home.

banner ad

Robert Watchorn, of Bulwell, has been charged with three counts of indecent assault on boy under the age of 16 years at the former home in Woodborough Road between 19 April 1998 and 1 July 1998.

He appeared at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court today (Thursday 11 July) where he was granted bail to appear at Nottingham Crown Court on 8 August.

The investigation is part of Operation Equinox, a long-running investigation by Nottinghamshire Police into historical abuse at care homes.

GET DAILY NEWS UPDATES BY EMAIL

Get all the day's stories and events from The Wire delivered in ONE email every day

21,462FansLike
14,385FollowersFollow
24,092FollowersFollow
259SubscribersSign Up

TOP STORIES

ONE DAILY email with ALL the latest news stories each day!

 The Wire Daily Newsletter

Try it! You can unsubscribe at any time 
PLEASE SEND ME TODAY'S NEWS STORIES!
close-link
Get ONE email with ALL the latest news stories each day!

Sign up for The Wire's Daily Newsletter

Try it! You can unsubscribe at any time 
PLEASE SEND ME TODAY'S NEWS STORIES!
close-link