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Former vicar of Cottingham charged with sex offences

Canon Terence Grigg has appeared in court to face child sex abuse charges

Posted on 02 June 2017

83 year old Terence Grigg appeared at Beverley Magistrates’ Court on 31 May and was charged with nine offences of indecent assault and two serious sexual assaults against five victims. 

The alleged offences took place between 1973 and 1996 at locations in Hull, East Yorkshire, Devon and London.

Grigg used to be a minister at St Mary’s Church in Cottingham, East Yorkshire where he worked for 20 years.

He was released on bail and will appear at Hull Crown Court on 28 June.

Abuse lawyer at Leigh Day, Alison Millar, encourages anyone who is affected by this story to contact the police, or charities for victims of abuse such as NAPAC.