September 2009

Garstang man pleads guilty to child sex charges

A man from Garstang has appeared in court accused of eight charges of having unlawful sex with under-age girls.

Christopher Hughes, 20, of Hazelhurst Drive, pleaded guilty to all charges when he appeared before magistrates in Lancaster yesterday (Tuesday).

All of the offences were committed between August 2008 and December 2008.

Hughes was granted conditional bail and is due to re-appear at Lancaster Crown Court on December 21.