Man faces indecency offences (8.6.1999)

Man faces indecency offences

THE BRISTOL POST, June 8, 1999, pg. 12



A FORMER North Somerset care worker will appear at the Old Bailey in London charged with seven indecency offences.

Derek Russell Duker, aged 69, of Clifton Road, Weston, has denied the charges.

He is accused of four charges of indecently assaulting males and three of indecently assaulting females.

The alleged offences happened between October 4, 1966 and January 1, 1973.

They relate to Gisburne House, an Islington Council-run children’s home in Watford which Duker is said to have run during the 1970s.

A plea and directions hearing will take place at the Old Bailey on June 16.

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