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Suffolk rector Martin Thrower charged with voyeurism offences

Suffolk Police arrested the Very Rev Martin Thrower, Rector of Hadleigh, Layham and Shelley, on 4 August. Image copyright Google/Church of England
Image caption Suffolk Police arrested the Very Rev Martin Thrower, Rector of Hadleigh, Layham and Shelley, in August

A clergyman has been charged with eight voyeurism offences after men were allegedly filmed in public toilets.

The Very Reverend Martin Thrower, 55, rector of Hadleigh, Layham and Shelley in Suffolk, was arrested at the Buttermarket in Ipswich on 4 August.

Six of the offences are alleged to have taken place earlier this year and others date back to 2014.

Mr Thrower, of Church Street, Hadleigh, is due to appear before Ipswich magistrates on 19 December.

He is currently suspended from work.

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