A COURT has heard that a man is accused of sexually assaulting two young girls in the mid-1990s.

Patrick Grealis, of Upper Campsfield Road, Woodstock, appeared at Oxford Magistrates’ Court on Monday (June 4) charged with one count of indecent assault on a girl under 14 and two counts of inciting a girl under 14 to commit an act of gross indecency. 

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The 47-year-old is accused of indecent assaulting the two young girls in Witney in the mid-1990s. The two complainants cannot be named for legal reasons.

The defendant’s case was adjourned in the lower court.

He will now be due at Oxford Crown on July 4 at 10.30am for a plea and trial preparation hearing.

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