Former Cumbrian vicar accused of sexual assault

A former Cumbrian vicar has appeared at Carlisle Crown Court accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy.

Andrew John Folks, who used to be a vicar at Great Langdale in the Lake District, faces two charges of indecently assaulting the boy.

Mr Folks only spoke to confirm his name, before the case was adjourned. He was remanded on bail and will be asked to enter his please at his next court appearance on 4th March.