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Man, 62, arrested over historic sex abuse claims

A Barnsley man has been arrested over allegations of indecent assault at a boarding school between the 1970s and 90s.

The 62-year-old was quizzed at Barnsley police station over alleged offences committed at Kesgrave Hall Boarding School, Suffolk.

He was also questioned over two allegations of indecent assault against a teenage boy in North Wales in 1976.

A second man, aged 65, from Pontefract in West Yorkshire, was also arrested on suspicion of a serious sexual assault and indecent assault at the school.

Both men were released on police bail until August 13.

A Suffolk police spokesman said: “Officers continue the investigation and to date have spoken to around 22 people who attended the school at the time.”

 

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