Child abuser's trial set to begin

A TRIAL against an alleged child abuser was due to begin today despite the fact that the accused did not arrive at court.Judge John Devaux ordered that the trial should begin at Ipswich Crown Court against Clive Bagshaw, 31, from Kettering, who was charged with five counts of indecent assault on a young boy.

A TRIAL against an alleged child abuser was due to begin today despite the fact that the accused did not arrive at court.

Judge John Devaux ordered that the trial should begin at Ipswich Crown Court against Clive Bagshaw, 31, from Kettering, who was charged with five counts of indecent assault on a young boy.

Jury members were sworn in and evidence from his victim was due to be heard by video link.

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