A man from Suffolk has been charged with a series of indecent assaults against children.

Joseph Annis, 82 and of Park Meadows in Lowestoft, is charged with five counts of indecent assault.

Three of the assaults are said to have taken place on a girl between March 13, 1980 and March 12, 1981.

Two other cases of indecent assault are alleged to have taken place on another girl between  July 18, 1980 and July 17, 1981.

Annis also faces a sixth charge relating to between August 19, 1983 and August 18, 1988.

It is alleged he incited a third girl to commit an act of gross indecency with him on multiple occasions.

He is due to appear before Great Yarmouth Magistrates Court on Wednesday, April 10 for a first hearing.