Sex offences trial date set

A trial date of December 9 has been set for a 70-year-old Dunedin man charged with multiple sex offences.

The man, who was granted name suppression at an earlier appearance, is charged with 12 counts of indecent assault on a person over 16, five of indecent assault on a person aged 12 to 16, three of unlawful sexual connection and two of committing an indecent act on an underage girl.

The charges relate to historic offending between 2003 and 2007.

The man, who was not present at court for yesterday's pre-trial callover, was remanded on bail.

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