Man charged over online child sex offences

Banks Road in Southport
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A man has been charged over online child sex offences.

The North West Regional Organised Crime Unit charged a 39-year-old man on Monday, May 27. The offences were reported to have taken place August 2019 and May 2023.

Robert Collins, of Banks Road, Southport was charged with engaging in sexual communication with a child, attempting to incite a girl to engage in sexual activity, possessing indecent images of a child, and attempting to engage in sexual communication with a child.

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He will appear at Sefton Magistrates Court on June 12. For the latest news and breaking news visit

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