Colin Gregg arrested in historical sexual assault probe
- 7 January 2013
- From the section Tyne & Wear
A 71-year-old man from Newcastle upon Tyne has been arrested on suspicion of a historical sexual offence.
Colin Gregg, the son of John Gregg who founded bakery chain Greggs, was arrested at his home in Gosforth on Saturday and later released on bail.
Mr Gregg used to be a non-executive director of the business before his retirement in 2001.
He was also a former headmaster of King's School, in Tynemouth, and set up the North East Children's Cancer Run.
A Northumbria Police spokesman said: "A 71-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and has been released on police bail."