Sunderland man cleared of child sex charges after trial in Newcastle

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

Friday, 2nd September 2016, 2:32 pm
Updated Friday, 2nd September 2016, 3:36 pm
Killeen was cleared at Newcastle Crown Court.

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

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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.