Nottingham

Nottinghamshire man faces 89 child abuse charges

A Nottinghamshire man has been charged with dozens of offences relating to the sexual abuse of children.

Patrick Gallagher, 60, of Bolsover Street, Mansfield, is alleged to have sexually abused 17 children, aged eight to 17, between 1999 and 2010.

At Mansfield Magistrates' Court Mr Gallagher faced 74 charges, including rape. In November last year he was charged with 15 similar offences.

He did not enter a plea and was remanded in custody until 9 March.

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites