Man charged with historic sexual offence in Cornwall

Following a cold-case review, Police in Cornwall have charged a man in connection to a non-recent sexual assault on a 13-year-old girl in Cornwall.

William Pope aged 58 and currently of HMP Channings Wood has been charged with indecent assault on a girl under the age of 16, in connection to an incident that took place on Wednesday 22 October 2003 in the Truro area.

Pope has already appeared via video link at Bodmin Magistrates Court.

He will now be held in remand until his next hearing which will be held at Truro Crown Court on Tuesday 23 July.

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