Arlesey pensioner accused of historic sex offences

Christopher Haskell is accused of historic sex offences

Christopher Haskell is accused of historic sex offences - Credit: Getty Images/Creatas RF

A PENSIONER has been accused of sex offences going back to the 1960s.

Christopher Haskell of The Rally in Arlesey appeared at Bedford Magistrates Court last Wednesday accused of two counts of indecent assault, one on a girl under the age of 14 between 1966 and 1968, and one on a girl under the age of 16 between 1966 and 1967.

He was also accused of one count of gross indecency, one count of rape between 1969 and 1970 on a girl under 16 and one count of attempted rape between 1966 and 1968.

The case against the 65-year-old was committed to Luton Crown Court for a preliminary hearing to be heard on May 28, with Haskell released on bail.

He has not entered a plea.

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