Southport man appeared at Crown Court accused of sexually assaulting a woman who got in a car she thought was a taxi

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Ian Grassick appeared at Liverpool Crown Court today, where he pleaded not guilty to sexual assault. A two-day trial was fixed for July 20th 2015.

Ian Grassick denied carrying out a sex attack on a woman who thought his car was a taxi.

Ian Grassick(59) of Staveley Road, is accused of sexually assaulting woman after she got in the back of a vehicle she thought was a taxi.

The 30-year-old woman and her friend got into the car after leaving the Fox and Goose pub on Cable Street in the resort at about 2.05am on Wednesday, February 4.

The women was allegedly assaulted after the friend had been dropped off at her home.

Mr Grassick was released on conditional bail, not to approach his alleged victim and to abide by the terms of a curfew.


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