A TRIAL has collapsed after a Botley man pleaded guilty to 20 separate child sex abuse allegations.

Benjamin Leach, 34, has admitted to indecently assaulting and raping two underage boys in charges that date back to 2001.

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He was due to stand trial at Oxford Crown Court this week with the jury being sworn in on Wednesday (May 22).

However, Leach pleaded guilty to all counts on Thursday (May 23) morning. He pleaded guilty to counts of rape of a child under-13, rape, causing a child under 13 to engage in sexual activity and indecent assault of a male person.

Leach, of Hanson Drive, Botley, will now be sentenced at the same court on July 26. He has been remanded in custody.