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Halifax man, 74, in court over historical sex offences

A 74-year-old Halifax man has appeared in court charged with a string of sex offences dating back to the 1970s and 1980s.

Anthony George of Burnley Road is charged with 27 offences including rape, sexual touching and gross indecency.

He was granted conditional bail by Calderdale Magistrates' Court at a hearing on Thursday.

He will next appear at Bradford Crown Court on 27 November.

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