Man pleads guilty to 22 sex offences

A man has pleaded guilty to sex offences which occurred three decades ago.

The 55-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, pleaded guilty to a total of 22 sex offences between 1973 and 1983. They include indecent assault and gross indecency.

Sentencing was adjourned for a probation pre-sentence report to be compiled.

The defendant was released on continuing bail and will appear in court again on November 28.