Ipswich: Man Charged With Sex Offences Dating Back To 1970s

An Ipswich man's facing child sex offence charges dating back nearly 40 years.

78 year old Brian Callaghan from Waterford Road is facing various charges, including three counts of raping a girl under 16 and two counts of child cruelty.

The offences he's accused of are against four alleged victims and date back as far as 1975.

Mr Callaghan will appear in Ipswich Magistrates on January 15th 2014.

 

The charges are as follows:

Victim one:
 
Threatened or intimidated a woman to have sexual intercourse between 1975 and 1979.
 
Victim two:
 
Three counts of indecent assault committed on a girl under the age of 14 between 1979 and 1981.
 
Four counts of gross indecency committed on a girl under the age of 14 between 1979 and 1981.
 
Two counts of administering a drug with intent in 1977 and 1979.
 
Victim three:
 
Two counts of child cruelty between 1985 and 1990.
 
Gross indecency committed on a boy under the age of 14 between 1985 and 1990.
 
Victim four:
 
Three counts of gross indecency committed on a girl under the age of 14 between 1975 and 1983.
 
One count of gross indecency committed on a girl under the age of 14 between 1982 and 1983.
 
Indecent assault on a girl under the age of 14 between 1975 and 1983
 
Rape of a girl under the age of 16 between 1982 and 1983
 
Rape of a girl under the age of 16 between 1979 and 1980
 
Rape of a girl under the age of 16 between 1979 and 1983.
 

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