North Wales child abuse: Man bailed by police in Operation Pallial

Related Stories

A man arrested by a team investigating allegations of historical abuse at chldren's homes in north Wales has been released on police bail.

He was questioned following his arrest in Ipswich, Suffolk, on Tuesday on suspicion of serious sexual offences against a number of people.

It was the first arrest in Operation Pallial, an independent investigation set up to examine allegations surrounding child abuse in the region.

The man has been bailed until July.

The investigation is being led by Det Supt Ian Mulcahey of Merseyside Police, alongside officers and staff from the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA), the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre and police forces across the country.

A report on the progress of the operation is due to be published on Monday.

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

More Wales stories



Try our new site and tell us what you think. Learn more
Take me there

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.