A Rotorua man accused of sexual offending against two girls has been found not guilty of two charges, with the jury unable to agree on the remaining charges.

After a five-day trial in the Rotorua District Court, the jury deliberated for five hours yesterday and a further two hours this morning before returning to the courtroom.

The jury foreman told Judge Chris McGuire they had found the 56-year-old accused, who has interim name suppression, not guilty of one count of sexual violation and one count of indecent assault of a child under 12.

It was unable to reach either a unanimous or a majority (11-1) verdict on another sexual violation charge and two charges of indecent assault, one of which was an alternative count.

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The offending was alleged to have happened in August 2011 in Rotorua when the two girls were visiting the man and his wife.

The man was remanded on bail until a callover on July 23, where there are likely to be discussions about a retrial on the outstanding charges.