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Man charged with sex attacks in Blackburn town centre
6:51pm Sunday 21st October 2012 in News
A BLACKBURN man is set to appear before magistrates tomorrow accused of carrying out sex attacks on eight women and a girl in a single afternoon.
Yusuf Makda, 33, is accused of attacking three women in a town centre restaurant on Saturday afternoon.
He is also alleged to have attacked five more women in the street as well as targeting a 14-year-old schoolgirl.
He has been charged with seven offences of sexual touching, one charge of attempted sexual touching and one offence of sexual activity with a child aged 13 to 15.
Yusuf has been remanded in custody to appear before Blackburn Magistrates Court this morning.