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9th June 2023, 17:14

Two new charges for former GHA and St John Ambulance volunteer Graham Southwell

Published by GBC News

A former GHA and St John Ambulance volunteer now faces over twenty charges relating to historical allegations of a sexual nature.

Graham Southwell has been charged with two further counts relating to sexual activity with a young person.

Graham Southwell was summoned to court today to face the new charges, which were issued under sections 214 and 215 of the Crimes Act.

His case has been adjourned until the 22nd June.

The defendant was initially charged in November following an extensive police investigation. His alleged crimes are said to span back to 1990.

The 61 year-old is now facing over twenty charges, including the rape of a young boy, as well as sexual activity with three other children.

The RGP are urging sexual abuse victims to not suffer in silence. If you have any information, whether related to this case or any of the cases in the news currently, or a separate incident entirely, you can contact their specialist team directly on 200 48042 or file a report online.