Woman in sex case

A WOMAN from Embleton, charged with a string of sexual offences, has appeared in court.

Charlotte Lillian Bray, 57, of Quakers Row, faces eight counts of gross indecency with a boy under the age of 14 and a further three of a serious sexual nature.

All 11 alleged offences date back to a period between 1980 and 1990.

She appeared before Alnwick magistrates yesterday and the case was sent to Newcastle Crown Court where she will appear for preliminary hearings on March 23.

Bray is on unconditional bail.