Man in court on 
sex charges

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A man in his 20s has appeared before court in Londonderry charged with sex offences with a teenage girl.

Bernard Cooke (23), whose address on court papers was given as HMP Magilligan, admitted sexual activity with a teenage girl.

He pleaded guilty to sexual activity by penetration and sexual activity with a girl between 13 and 16-years-old, as well as a charge of meeting a child following sexual grooming.

The offences were committed between September 26 and October 9, 2014.

Sentencing was adjourned until April 19 for a probation pre-sentence report.