Man from Chester charged with sexual abuse offences Date published: 23rd January 2017 3.09pm

A 69-year-old man from Chester has been charged by officers investigating an allegation of online grooming.

Douglas Roscoe, of Leyfield Court, has been charged with one count of grooming and two counts of engaging a child in sexual activity against a 15-year-old boy.

Roscoe appeared at West Cheshire Magistrates Court today and has been remanded to appear at Chester Crown Court on Monday 20 February.

Cheshire Police take all allegations of sexual abuse seriously with specialist trained officers available to provide support. Anyone who has been a victim of this type of crime is urged to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111.