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John Williams of Essetford Road, Ashford, due to appear at Canterbury Crown Court in connection with a string of sex attacks

20 January 2014

An Ashford man is due to appear in court today accused of a series of sex assaults.

John Williams, 46, of Essetford Road, is accused of 11 counts of sexual assault, resulting from seven alleged attacks.

Ten of the charges relate to incidents in Ashford and one in Walderslade, near Chatham, and the alleged attacks date from November 9, 2010, to August 2, 2013.

He is expected to formally enter pleas to the charges at today's hearing at Canterbury Crown Court. A provisional trial date was set for April 10, 2014.

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