Gwent Police review James Hanna allegations after US probe


US detectives are due to speak to Gwent Police in connection with an investigation into a man charged with child sex offences in Arkansas, BBC Wales has discovered.

James Hanna, 66, has been under arrest in the US state since August.

Police in the US believe he is the same man who founded a scheme to regenerate Blaenavon, Torfaen, by opening up second-hand bookshops in 2003-2004.

Gwent Police say they are reviewing allegations raised about him in 2006.

Nelli Bird reports.

US police pursue child sex case

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