A MAN has been charged by police following an investigation into historic sexual offences in Runcorn.

Aidan Patrick O′Connor is facing two counts of indecent assault.

The 55-year-old, from the Frodsham area, is due to appear before North Cheshire Magistrates′ Court on June 3, 2014.

The charges relate to one female victim, who was 29 at the time, and date back to between 1989 and 1990.

O′Connor was arrested in November 2013 and was subsequently bailed pending further enquires. He answered bail on May 15, 2014 and was subsequently charged with the offences.

Cheshire Police takes all reports of sexual offences extremely seriously and has specialist trained officers to provide advice and support.

Anyone who has been a victim, no matter how long ago the incident took place, is urged to contact police on 101.