Sunderland man cleared of child sex charges after trial in Newcastle

Killeen was cleared at Newcastle Crown Court.

Killeen was cleared at Newcastle Crown Court.

A man accused of sex offences has been cleared of all charges.

Anthony Killeen was initially facing two accusations of rape and two of sexual assault on a schoolboy, dating back to 2001.

At Newcastle Crown Court the charges were changed and he faced trial on three allegations of indecent assault.

Jurors found Killeen, of Londonderry Terrace, Sunderland, not guilty on all charges.