York & North Yorkshire

Man charged with 70s Skipton children's home sex offences

A man has been charged with historical sex offences against four children.

The man, who is in his 60s and from Keighley, West Yorkshire, is charged with 11 counts of indecent assault and another serious sex offence.

The crimes are alleged to have taken place at the Burnside Children's Home in Skipton, North Yorkshire, during the 1970s.

He is due to appear before magistrates in Skipton on 30 September.

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