Man charged with having sex with horse

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An Ilkeston man has been charged with having sexual intercourse with an animal and possessing extreme images.

Police were called to an equestrian property in Breaston Lane, Risley, on June 6 following reports that a man was seen acting suspiciously in a field.

A man was arrested nearby.

The 58-year-old, who is due to appear before magistrates in Derby on Monday October 1, has been charged with one count of having sexual intercourse with a horse and two counts of possessing extreme pornography.