Stevenage man in court on multiple child sex charges

A Stevenage man charged with a string of sex offences against young girls spanning more than three decades has appeared in court.

Brian Wildeman, 58, of Knights Templar Green is charged with 15 separate offences including indecent assault, assault and gross indecency against six girls as young as eight. The offences go back to 1974, with the most recent allegation dating to 2010.

On Friday Stevenage magistrates committed the case for trial at Cambridge Crown Court on September 2.