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77-year-old man charged as part of historical clerical sex abuse probe in Belfast

The man will appear before court tomorrow.

Image: Niall Carson/PA Images

DETECTIVES IN NORTHERN Ireland have arrested and charged a 77-year-old man as part of investigations into historical clerical sex abuse.

Officers from the Public Protection Branch arrested the man in east Belfast at 5pm yesterday.

He’s been charged with two counts of indecent assault on two females.

He is due to appear before Belfast Magistrates’ Court tomorrow. 

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