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Former Cottingham vicar charged with sex offences

Terrence Grigg
Image caption Terence Grigg was a vicar in East Yorkshire

An 83-year-old former vicar has appeared in court charged with sex offences against young men and boys.

The Revd Canon Terence Grigg of Grove Street, Norton in North Yorkshire used to be a minister at St Mary's Church in Cottingham, East Yorkshire.

He is charged with nine counts of indecent assault and two serious sexual assaults against five victims.

The alleged offences took place between 1973 and 1996, at locations in Hull, East Yorkshire, Devon and London.

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Appearing at Beverley Magistrates' Court, Mr Grigg spoke only to confirm his name, age and address.

He was released on bail will appear at Hull Crown Court on 28 June.