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.

By Stef Hall
Friday, 26th March 2021, 12:31 pm

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.

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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.

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