Facing trial on four counts of sexual assault

A MAN has been sent forward for trial on four counts of sexual assault.

A MAN has been sent forward for trial on four counts of sexual assault.

The 55 year old was served with a book of evidence by Sgt Tony Quinn before the recent sitting of Tullamore District Court and was sent forward to the next sitting of the Circuit Court.

He was ordered not to contact the victim directly or to cause her to be contacted.

The assaults are alleged to have occurred in the man’s hometown last summer, with three offences occurring between June 19 and 22 and the final offence alleged to have taken place on August 4.