Former Nottingham social worker cleared of historical child sex offences

Nottingham Crown Court

A former social worker at a Nottingham children’s home has been acquitted of historical child sex offences.

In August 2016 Lewis Castillo, of Winterbourne Drive in Stapleford, was charged with five counts of indecently assaulting a child.

The 53-year-old denied the offences, which were alleged to have taken place against one victim at the Redtiles home in Bestwood, between 1989 and 1990.

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He was found not guilty today (Friday 21 July 2017) by a jury at Nottingham Crown Court following a three day trial.