Boxer facing 18 sex charges

Tom Hebden
Tom Hebden

An amateur boxer has appeared in court charged with 18 sexual offences against underage girls.

Tom Hebden, 18, of West End, Ulrome, is charged with rape, sexual assault and inciting an underage girl to engage in sexual activity, among other offences.

Tom Hebden

Tom Hebden

He appeared at East Riding Magistrates’ Court where he did not enter any pleas to the charges put to him.

They also included one count of engaging in sexual activity in the presence of a child, alleged to have been committed in 2013 when he committed in 2013 when he was 16.

All the offences are alleged to have taken place in Bridlington. Some of them are said to have happened last year, while others date back to 2010.

Hebden, who was represented at the hearing by his solicitor Leanne Turner, was released on conditional bail until June 29 when he must appear before a judge at Hull Crown Court.

The condition of his bail is that he must not contact prosecution witnesses.