Manchester

Mark Harrison: Prestwich teacher admits child abuse

A teacher from Greater Manchester has pleaded guilty to a number of child sex abuse offences.

Mark Edward Harrison, 48, of Stanley Road in Whitefield, admitted grooming a child for sexual activity and four counts of sexual activity with a child.

The 48-year-old, who appeared at Bolton Crown Court, denied a fifth count of sexual activity with a child.

The former teacher at St Monica's High School, Prestwich, will be sentenced at Bolton Crown Court on 6 December.

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