FORMER NORTH WALES POLICE superintendent Gordon Anglesea has been charged with historic child abuse offences.

On Thursday, a spokesman for Operation Pallial, the National Crime Agency investigation into historical child abuse in North Wales, said:

“A 78-year-old man from North Wales has been charged with five offences of sexual assault and two offences of buggery … “

“Gordon Anglesea, from Old Colwyn, is alleged to have abused three boys between 1979 and 1987, when they were between 11 and 16 years old.”

“He was arrested by officers from Operation Pallial in December 2013.”

“He has been released on conditional bail and is due to appear at Mold Magistrates Court on the 6th August 2015.”

GORDON ANGLESEA The former North Wales Police superintendent has had his bailed extended until September.  Picture: © Daily Mirror

THE RETIRED North Wales Police superintendent Gordon Anglesea has been charged.
Picture: © Daily Mirror


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