Man charged over historic abuse

08:46, Aug 15 2014

A 61 year-old Hamilton man has been arrested and charged with sexual offending against boys over three decades.

Barry Were, a self employed software designer, appeared in the Hamilton District Court today charged with 11 counts of indecent assault.

He was remanded without plea until September 1.

The charges relate to offending between 1983 and 2010 and involve three separate victims, who were aged between seven and 16 years.

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