Man charged with indecent assault - Hamilton
Man charged with indecent assault - Hamilton –
A 61 year old Hamilton man has been
arrested today and charged with sexual offending against
boys over three decades.
Barry WERE, a self employed
software designer, appeared in the Hamilton District Court
charged with 11 counts of indecent assault. He was remanded
without plea until 1 September.
The charges relate to
offending between 1983 and 2010 and involve three separate
victims, who were aged between seven and 16 years.
Kris Clarke, Hamilton
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