Northern Ireland

Man, 60, faces schoolgirl charges

A 60-year-old man has been accused of imprisoning and sexually assaulting a schoolgirl in north Belfast.

Desmond Kerr, of Keadyville Avenue, Belfast, is charged with imprisoning a child under 13 and two counts of sexual assault on 10 March.

He faces a further charge of engaging in a sexual act in the presence of a child.

At Belfast Magistrates' Court on Friday, Mr Kerr was remanded in custody.

He is due to appear before the court again next week.