Man to stand trial accused of masturbating in front of girls on South Yorkshire bus

A man accused of exposure and masturbating in front of three girls on a South Yorkshire bus will now stand trial after he denied the charges in court.

Monday, 4th March 2019, 1:42 pm
Updated Monday, 4th March 2019, 1:47 pm
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Kelsey Osbourne has been charged with exposure and engaging in sexual activity in the presence of a child. 

The offences are alleged to have taken place on August 25 last year on the X22 bus, which serves Rotherham and Barnsley, as it travelled through Rotherham. 

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Osbourne, aged 31, is accused of carrying out the sexual act for his own sexual gratification in the presence of three 14-year-old girls travelling on the bus.

He entered not guilty pleas to both charges during a hearing held at Sheffield Crown Court this morning. 

 

 

A trial date has been fixed for May 29 this year. 

Judge Graham Reeds QC remanded Osbourne, of HMP Doncaster, into custody until his next court appearance.