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Care assistant charged with sex offences at mental health unit

Care assistant charged with sex offences at mental health unit Credit: PA

A healthcare assistant has been charged with a string of sex offences at a hospital's mental health unit in Mansfield.

Robert Roberts, 59, is charged with 14 counts of sexual assault and two of rape alleged to have been committed in 2014.

Nottinghamshire Police said the charges relate to incidents said to have taken place at Millbrook Mental Health Unit, run by the Nottinghamshire Healthcare Trust unit.

Roberts, from Sutton-in-Ashfield, in Nottinghamshire, is due to appear at Nottingham Crown Court on July 25.

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Appeal to find missing teenager from Mansfield

Police are growing increasing concerned for the welfare of a 17-year-old from Mansfield.

Aneisha Akram was last seen in Bonington Road in the Ladybrook estate at around 11.30am today (Tuesday 15 March).

She is described as Asian, around 5ft 4ins tall and with a vet slight build. She has very long straight black hair.

She was wearing a white or cream coat, white or grey jeans and black and pink trainers. She may also be wearing a headscarf.

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