Burnley man (60) charged with sex offences

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A man has been charged with sex offences against children.

Peter Kennedy (60), of Dunoon Street, Burnley, was arrested on Saturday, November 12th, and has been charged with one count of sexual assault on a child under 13 contrary to the Sexual Offences 2003 and two counts of inciting a child to engage in sexual activity contrary to the Sexual Offences Act 2003 between October 1st and October 31st this year.

The allegations relate to two boys aged seven and 10.

He appeared before magistrates in Burnley on Monday, November 14th and has been remanded to appear at Burnley Crown Court at a later date.

Detectives are continuing their investigation and anyone with information or concerns is urged to contact police on 101 quoting log number 0914 of November 12th