Former priest charged with historic abuse of young boy at a Huddersfield school

Huddersfield Daily Examiner

July 5, 2018

By Emma Davison

David Crowley allegedly assaulted the child while working at a Catholic primary school in Huddersfield

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A former priest has appeared in court accused of abusing a young boy at a Huddersfield school.

David Crowley, 64, is charged with three counts of indecent assault and three offences of gross indecency with a boy.

The charges are historic, dating between the late 1970s and early 1980s when Crowley was a priest and working at a Catholic primary school in the town.

The victim came into contact with Crowley and other boys during the course of his employment, prosecutor Andy Wills said.

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