Boy (13) ac­cused of sex­u­ally as­sault­ing an­other school­boy

Wicklow People (West Edition) - - NEWS -

A 13-year-old boy ap­peared in court last week charged with sex­ual assault.

Judge David Kennedy re­fused ju­ris­dic­tion in the mat­ter af­ter hear­ing a brief out­line of the al­leged facts.

The court heard that the al­leged in­ci­dent oc­curred in a pri­mary school in County Wick­low.

The boy is ac­cused of fol­low­ing an­other boy into the toi­lets and threat­en­ing the in­jured party not to move or he would stab him. He is ac­cused of then pulling down his trousers and sex­u­ally as­sault­ing him.

The mat­ter was ad­journed to an­other date for men­tion. The boy was in­structed to have no con­tacted with the al­leged in­jured party.

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