BBC presenter admits sex assaults on teenaged girls

January 14th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS  

London, Jan 14 (IANS) A BBC radio presenter has admitted a string of sex attacks against five teenaged girls, a media report said.

Peter Rowell, 53, admitted indecent assault, making indecent images and possessing them, the Daily Mail reported.

The sexual assaults — all on girls under the age of 16 — took place between 1989 and the early 1990s.

Rowell, who presented BBC Radio Bristol and BBC Radio Somerset shows until his arrest in 2011, denied charges of rape on one girl at a hearing at the Bristol Crown Court.

He admitted possessing a total of 464 indecent photographs and making a movie.

The judge adjourned the case till March 3, and Rowell has been remanded in custody till his next court appearance.

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