Jarrow man charged with seven sex offences

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A MAN has appeared in court charged with seven sexual offences.

Dean Elliot appeared at South Tyneside Magistrates’ Court, in South Shields, yesterday

The 25-year-old, of Newlyn Drive, Jarrow, faces three charges of assault on a girl, one charge of rape of a girl, two charges of rape of a girl, and one sexual assault on a female.

He spoke only to confirm his name, date of birth, and address, and did not enter a plea to the charges.

Elliot was released on conditional bail, and his case will be heard at the Newcastle Crown Court on Tuesday, September 16.