Lincolnshire

Scout leader David Sewell charged with child sex offences

Lincoln Crown Court
Image caption David Sewell appeared at Lincoln Crown Court via video link

A scout leader has appeared in court charged with eight sexual offences, including two counts of raping a boy under 13.

David Sewell, 37, is alleged to have committed the offences against three children over a 10-year period.

Mr Sewell, of Valley Road, Grantham, Lincolnshire, appeared at Lincoln Crown Court via video link.

He will be asked to plead to the charges when he appears at the same court on 4 November.

He faces charges of engaging in sexual activity in the presence of a child under 13, two counts of sexual assault of a boy by touching, two counts of causing a child under 13 to watch or look at images of sexual activity, two counts of raping a boy under 13 and one count of voyeurism.

Lincolnshire Police is still appealing for information to help their investigation and has asked people to contact them.

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