An ex-sports coach has been sent for trial accused of sexually assaulting young boys in Brighton and West Sussex between 24 and 38 years ago.
Michael James Green, 74, of no fixed address, appeared in custody at Lewes Crown Court on Friday (12 January), charged with 17 indecent assaults between 1980 and 1994, against a total of six boys then aged between 12 and 16.
Three of the boys are alleged to have been separately assaulted at Green’s then address in Nevill Road, Hove, between 1980 and 1983. He is charged with four offences against each of two of the boys and one offence against the third boy.
The other three boys are alleged to have been separately assaulted while pupils at Windlesham House School in Washington, West Sussex, on dates between 1988 and 1994, where Green was a cricket coach at the time. Green is charged with four offences against one of them and two offences against each of the other two boys.
The alleged offences in Hove do not relate to pupils at the School.