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Ex-Powys vicar Richard Hart faces child sex offences

Richard Hart
Richard Hart appears in court again on Thursday

A former vicar has appeared in court accused of a series of sexual offences against children.

Richard Hart, 60, of Beguildy, near Knighton, Powys, has been charged with gross indecency and indecent assault offences.

Dyfed-Powys Police said he appeared before magistrates in Llandrindod Wells last Thursday. No plea was entered.

Mr Hart, who was priest-in-charge of four parishes in south Powys, will appear in court again on Thursday.

Dyfed-Powys Police said: "A 60-year-old man has been charged with gross indecency and indecent assault.

"He appeared in Llandrindod Wells Magistrates' Court on 24 March 2010."



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