Guilty plea to sex assault

Scales of justice
Scales of justice

A 19-year-old has admitted sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl in Clitheroe.

Dylan Mawdsley, of no fixed abode, pleaded guilty to sexual assault on a female contrary to the Sexual Offences Act 2003 at Burnley Crown Court today (Thursday).

The incident took place in the grounds of Clitheroe Castle.

Mawdsley will appear at Burnley Crown Court for sentencing on Friday November 28th and was remanded in custody.