Children were threatened with a knife in January 2015

The Alicante Provincial Court – at its headquarters in Elche – has put a man on trial today (Monday) accused of sexually assaulting two underage children in Orihuela.

According to the Prosecution Service, the events happened in January 2015 when, on at least two occasions the accused threatened the children with a knife and made them to go to some waste ground, where he forced himself on them.

The prosecutor is asking for a sentence of 22 years in prison for the repeated offences of sexual assault against minors aged under 16.

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