Man with Letterkenny address in Derry court on 168 sex charges

A 66 year-old man with an address in Letterkenny appeared in Derry Magistrates Court today charged with one hundred and sixty eight sex offences.

The man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was extradited from Donegal and has been in custody since December 21st.

A Detective Constable Patterson told the court that he executed one hundred and sixty eight warrants.

The offences are believed to have taken place between 1978 and 1981 in the Derry area.

The man was remanded in custody to appear again by video link on the January 7th.