19 Feb 2016

Christchurch man pleads guilty to sexually abusing 12 girls

6:38 pm on 19 February 2016

A Christchurch man has admitted to 21 charges of sexually abusing 12 girls.

Robert Selwyn Burrett, 64, has pleaded guilty to a number of charges including indecent assault, sexual violation including rape, and possession of objectionable publications.

The girls ranged in age from five to 12.

Burrett has been remanded in custody and is due to be sentenced in April.