Hadleigh man faces indecency charges

A Hadleigh man charged with five charges of gross indecency dating from 2002 appeared in court on Tuesday.

Michael Clark, 68, from Lady Lane, is charged with five offences of gross indecency with a girl under 16 years old in Hadleigh between July 15 and September 15, 2002.

Clark did not enter a plea and was released on conditional bail, with the requirements that he does not contact the alleged victim or her family, attend their address and has no contact with a child aged under 16 without the supervision of an appropriate adult.

He is due to return to the court on July 10.