Lowestoft man denies attempting to engage in sexual communication with a child

Ipswich Crown Court Picture: ARCHANT

Ipswich Crown Court Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: ARCHANT

The trial of a 35-year-old Suffolk man accused of attempting to engage in sexual communication with a child will take place in March next year.

Before Ipswich Crown Court for a plea and trial preparation hearing via a prison video link on Tuesday, November 13, was Shaun Collier, of Chapel Street, Lowestoft.

He pleaded not guilty to attempting to engage in sexual communication with a child between September 28 and October 14 this year.

Collier was arrested in Lowestoft on October 14 and was taken to Great Yarmouth Police Investigation Centre.

He appeared had before Norwich Magistrates’ Court on October 16 and was remanded in custody until Tuesday’s plea hearing at Ipswich Crown Court.


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The court heard that Collier’s trial, which will get underway on March 25 next year, is expected to last two three days.

Collier’s barrister Matthew McNiff made no application for bail and he was remanded in custody.

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