Man charged with 13 child sex offences granted bail

A Hartest man has appeared in court accused of 13 sexual offences.

Martin Knock, 49, of The Row, is charged with assaulting a girl aged under 13.

Making his first appearance at Ipswich Crown Court, Knock was told by Judge Rupert Overbury that he would have to reappear on October 25 when he will be asked to enter pleas in relation to the charges.

The offences are alleged to have been committed in west Suffolk between July 2007 and July 2010.

Judge Overbury said that Knock would continue to be granted conditional bail until his next court appearance.