PAUL Gunning offered a young girl cash to allow him to indecently assault her, a court heard.

Gunning, 45, of Lodden Avenue, Berinsfield, denies molesting the girl four times between April 1994 and March 1997 when she was ten to 13.

Neil Moore, prosecuting, told Oxford Crown Court Gunning regularly offered her money.

Mr Moore said: "On one occasion he offered her £20 if she would get into bed. She went to school instead."

The girl, who cannot be named, gave evidence via a video link with the court room.

The case continues.

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