Former Essex firefighter denies historic assaults at training centre

Chelmsford Crown Court

Chelmsford Crown Court - Credit: Lucy taylor

A former firefighter has denied a string of indecent assaults at a brigade training centre in the 1980s and 1990s.

Mark Wilson, 51, from Bishop’s Stortford, pleaded not guilty to five counts of indecent assault dating between 1989 and 1990 at Chelmsford Crown Court today.

The charges related to five different male victims all aged over 16.

They are said to have taken place at a fire training centre in Witham.

The former firefighter was released on bail until a provisional trial date on April 4 next year.


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