Tyrell Robinson Faces Child Sex Offences at Bradford Crown Court
Former Arsenal and Bradford City profesional footballer Tyrell Robinson has this morning appeared in court via a video link, he has now been ordered to appear at Bradford Crown Court on the 16th June 2020 to face charges on a number of child sex offences.
Robinson, who is from South Ockendon, Essex, appeared via Skype at a hearing at West Yorkshire Magistrates’ Court sitting at Leeds this morning. He was charged with engaging in penetrative sexual activity with a child, making an indecent image of a child and two counts of distributing an indecent image of a child.
Robinson was not asked to enter pleas to any of the four counts as he was unable to be heard by the court, but they could see him on the screen and he indicated that he fully understood the charges. The District Judge ordered Robinson to appear in person at the hearing at Bradford Crown Court. His bail was enlarged on condition he lives at his home address so that letters from the court will reach him.
Robinson’s co-accused, Korrie Berman appeared before the magistrates at a separate hearing this morning. Berman of Barnmead Meadow, Grays, Thurrock, must also attend at Bradford Crown Court on June 16.
Tyrell Robinson will face the following four charges
1. On 13/08/2018 at Bradford, being a person aged 18 or over, intentionally touched a girl aged 14, not reasonably believing she was 16 or over, the touching being sexual and involving the penetration.
2. On 13/08/2018 at Bradford made an indecent photograph, namely one Category A image recovered from snapchat stories, of children.
3. On 13/08/2018 at Bradford distributed an indecent photograph, namely Category A image via Snapchat to Berman, of children
4. On 17/12/2017 at Bradford distributed an indecent photograph, namely Category A video of a child.
Berman is charged with five offences of engaging in penetrative sexual activity with a girl aged 13 to 15 at Bradford.