A 44-year-old man appeared before magistrates in Rotherham this morning (Thursday 19th December), charged with 14 sexual assaults on five young girls, dating back more than 20 years.
Lee Wayne Crutchley appeared before the court charged with three counts of rape, two counts of unlawful sexual intercourse with a girl aged under 13, seven counts of indecent assault and two counts of assault by penetration.
He was also charged with production of cannabis.
Crutchley, of Victoria Street in Dinnington, Rotherham, entered no plea and was granted bail.
He will next appear before Sheffield Crown Court on Thursday 2nd January.