A man has been charged with sexual abuse offences against children.
Mohammed Shamim Sahinur, aged 28, of Bucknalls Close, Garston has been charged with, rape of a girl under 13, engaging in sexual communication with a child, five counts of causing/inciting a child to engage in sexual activity, causing a child to watch/look at an image of sexual activity, and assaulting a girl under 13 by touching.
He appeared at St Albans Magistrates Court on Friday, June 24 and was remanded into custody. He is scheduled to next appear at St Albans Crown Court for a Plea and Trial Preparation Hearing on Monday, July 25.
Anyone who has been a victim of child abuse, or thinks a child is being abused, should contact police immediately and a report can be made in confidence.