Man and woman charged with child sex offences in St Helens

Two people have been charged with child sex offences which are alleged to have taken place in Eccleston in St Helens.

Thursday, 9th September 2021, 7:11 am
Updated Thursday, 9th September 2021, 7:30 am
Two people have been charged with child sex offences which are alleged to have taken place in Eccleston in St Helens

David Morris, 52, from Eccleston has been charged with three counts of rape of a girl under 13 and causing and inciting a girl under 13 to engage in sexual activity.

Julie Morris, 44, from Hindley has been charged with aiding and abetting rape of a girl under 13 and incite sexual activity with a child under 13.

Julie Morris is employed in the education sector in Wigan and Merseyside police are working closely with Greater Manchester Police and Wigan Council to ensure that adequate safeguarding measures are in place. The offences for which she has been charged are not related to her employment in Wigan.

Both David Morris and Julie Morris appeared at Liverpool Magistrates Court and been remanded in custody to appear at the Crown Court at Liverpool on Monday, October 4.

Anyone who wants to report a sexual offence is asked to DM @MerpolCC on Twitter or call 101 where you will be spoken to by specially trained officers. You can also pass information to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Always call 999 if a crime is progress.