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Fred Talbot faces further sex charge

Fred Talbot
Fred Talbot is best known for his work on the ITV programme This Morning

Former TV weather presenter Fred Talbot is set to appear in court to face a further allegation of indecent assault.

Fred Talbot
Fred Talbot worked on This Morning in the late 1980s and 1990s

The 64-year-old has been served with a summons over a claim of abuse on a boy aged 16, who was a pupil at Altrincham Grammar School for Boys in 1982 where Mr Talbot taught.

He will appear at Manchester City Magistrates' Court on 2 July.

Mr Talbot, from Bowdon, Greater Manchester, denies nine indecent assaults and a serious sexual assault.

He is best known for his work on the ITV programme This Morning in the late 1980s and 1990s when it was hosted by Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan.

Mr Talbot was a regular on the floating weather map in Liverpool's Albert Dock.

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