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Man, 61, accused of sex offences in Greater Manchester

A 61-year-old man from Greater Manchester has been accused of several sexual offences against children.

Derek Atkinson, of Silverdale Road, Hindley, is charged with two counts of engaging in a sexual act in the presence of a child under 13.

He also faces five charges of engaging in a sexual act in the presence of a child under 16.

The charges relate to offences over the past eight years. He is due at Wigan Magistrates' Court on 1 April.



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