Man accused of historic sexual assaults on boy at Crawley Boys Club

Police are appealing for witnesses after an assault
Police are appealing for witnesses after an assault

A Crawley man has been charged with historic sexual assaults on a boy.

A police spokesman said Barry Millard, 68, retired, of Keymer Road, was charged with two counts of indecent assaults on a boy.

Police said it was alleged the offences happened at the Crawley Boys Club in London Road and an address in Ifield.

Millard was due to appear for trial at Lewes Crown Court on April 18.

He was released on court bail after he appeared at Crawley Magistrates on November 4 2015.

Investigator Lucy Hailes said; “Anyone learning of this or similar cases can always speak to police for advice and assistance. You can contact Sussex Police via 101@sussex.pnn.police.ukor call 101, and arrange to speak in confidence to experienced detectives, quoting serial 247 of 21/01.

“The alleged offences have no connection whatsoever with a current club, or anyone working there, which is being operated on the same site as the previous Crawley Boys Club, which closed many years ago.”

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