A 66-year-old man has been charged with 15 counts relating to child sexual abuse.

William Brown, of Parkway Road, has been charged with 12 counts of sexual assault by touching on a girl under 13, two counts of making an indecent photograph of a child, and one count of taking an indecent photograph of a child.

The charges are in connection with an ongoing investigation into child sexual abuse in the Manchester area after reports were made to police in July 2019.

Brown has been remanded to appear at Manchester Magistrates Court tomorrow.