Letchworth man in court over rape and sexual assault charges

A 56-YEAR-OLD man appeared in court yesterday (Tuesday) charged with three sexual offences against two females committed over a period of more than 20 years.

Thomas Horne, of Birds Hill in Letchworth GC, is accused of raping a girl in Hitchin between May 1999 and May 2000, Stevenage Magistrates’ Court heard.

Mr Horne is also charged with two counts of indecent assault in Stevenage - one on a girl between August 1978 and August 1979 and one on the same female between January 1982 and December 1983.

The case has been committed to Cambridge Crown Court for Tuesday, July 12.


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