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Man found guilty of non recent sex abuse

09 Jun 2017 10:00 AM

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A man has been found guilty of non recent sex abuse dating back to the 1970s. 

Leslie Morris, aged 83, of Godfrey Road in Sunderland was charged with eight counts of sexual assault and found guilty of six counts. 

The offences occured in the late 70s early 80s.  

On May 26 a jury at Newcastle Crown Court found him guilty of the offences and he was given an absolute discharge with 5 years on the sex offenders register. 

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