Man accused of historic sex offences remanded in custody

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File photo / NZ Herald
File photo / NZ Herald

A Whangarei man has been remanded in custody charged with historic sexual offences against a young girl.

Lyndsay Robert Fairburn, 66, appeared in Whangarei District Court today on two counts of rape of a girl aged under 12 and one of attempting to rape a girl aged 12-16.

The charges relate to alleged offending between 1975 and 1981 and one of the indictably-laid rape charges is representative.

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