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Child abuse charges for former Scouts volunteer

A former volunteer with the Scouts has been accused of abusing two children in the 1970s.

Keith Cutler from West Drayton has been charged with a total of 22 offences against the boys.

The 56-year-old is alleged to have assaulted the first child on a dozen occasions between 1971 and 1976, and the second boy 10 times during 1976.

He was due to appear before Brent Magistrates' Court in north-west London on Thursday, police said.

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