6:00am Thursday 31st October 2013
A MAN faces 21 sexual offence charges against a girl under 16.
Luke Thomas, 28, of East Stockwell Street, Colchester, appeared before Colchester magistrates on Tuesday.
The charges include 11 of sexual activity with a girl under 16, one of rape and one of attempted rape.
Thomas was bailed to Chelmsford Crown Court on January 20.
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