Fifth arrest over historical abuse at north Wales care homes

A fifth man has been arrested on suspicion of historical sex abuse at care homes in north Wales.

A 62-year-old man from Wrexham is being questioned on suspicion of a serious sexual offence and indecent assault of two boys aged 14 and 15 in the 1980s.

The arrest was made by officers involved in Operation Pallial which is looking into recent allegations of historical abuse in the care system in north Wales.

To date one man has been charged.

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