|Former Prince Philip Aide Charged With Indecent Assaults|
Alleged assaults on 14 year old took place in Putney in the seventies
79 year old Benjamin John Herman, of Hook, Hampshire appeared today, 4 August, on bail at Wimbledon Magistrates' Court, charged with three counts of indecent assault on a female under the age of fourteen, and one count of attempted indecent assault of a girl under the age of fourteen. The charges relate to allegations of historical sexual assault which occurred between 1972-1974 at a location in Putney.
Herman was further bailed to appear at Kingston Crown Court on 18 August for a Plea and Case Management hearing.
Herman was charged with the above offences at a South West London Police station on 17 July following his arrest on 28 February 2014.