North West Wales

Man, 75, held in historical care home abuse case

A 75-year-old man from the Wrexham area has been arrested as part of an investigation into historical abuse in children's homes in north Wales.

North Wales Police said the man had been held on suspicion of indecent assault and gross indecency with a boy aged 12 to 13 between 1972 and 1973.

The arrest is the 21st by the National Crime Agency inquiry, Operation Pallial.

A total of nine people have so far been charged.

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