Preston children's home worker denies allegations of sexual abuse against a girl
A children’s home worker has appeared in court accused of sexual offences involving a teenage girl.
Kelly Stowell, of St Marys Avenue, Barnoldswick, East Lancashire, pleaded not guilty to three counts of inciting a child to engage in sexual activity.
The youngster cannot be identified for legal reasons.
The incidents are alleged to have taken place during period in 2018.
The prosecution allege the 39-year-old encouraged the girl to send indecent images of herself and that she performed a sexual act involving herself and the girl.
Following a plea and management hearing before Sessions House Court in Preston, Judge David Potter set her trial date for April 11, 2022.
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