Londonderry man accused of sex attack on girl

Bishop Street courthouse
Image caption Bishop Street courthouse

A Londonderry man has been charged with sexually assaulting a teenage girl in the city on Sunday night.

James Gallagher, 62, from St Columb's Wells, is accused of assaulting the girl at Bay Road.

His solicitor told Londonderry Magistrates' Court that his client said it was consensual and that he thought the girl was aged 17 or 18.

Bail was refused and the defendant was remanded in custody for a videolink hearing in three weeks' time.