Sex assaults trial date set
An Ashford man accused of a series of sex assaults around the town appeared in court on Monday for a preliminary hearing.
John Williams, 46, of Essetford Road, faces 11 counts of sexual assault, resulting from seven alleged attacks.
Ten of the charges relate to incidents in the Ashford area.
The alleged attacks date from November 9, 2010, to August 2, 2013.
Williams is expected to formally enter pleas to the charges when he appears again at Canterbury Crown Court for another hearing on Friday, February 7.
A provisional trial date has been set for April 4.