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Man guilty of string of child sex offences

Man guilty of string of child sex offences
A man has been convicted of a string of child sex offences in Clacton.

We received a report on November 7, 2016 alleging 64 year-old Leslie Bryan had abused young boys in the 1970s and 80s.

Bryan, of Burton Close, Dawley, Shropshire was arrested on December 13, 2016 and then further arrested on January 10, 2017.

He appeared at Colchester Magistrates’ Court on June 21, 2017 where he faced charges of nine counts of indecent assault, two counts of buggery, two counts of indecency with a child.

All the offences related to boys under the age of 16.

He denied the charges but following a four day trial at Chelmsford Crown Court was found guilty today (Thursday, March 8) on all 13 charges.

He is due to be sentenced at the same court on April 6.

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