Northern Ireland

Man and woman charged in child sex abuse investigation

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Image caption The charges include gross indecency with a child, indecent assault and making indecent images of children

A man, 58 and a woman, 57, charged with a number of offences as part of an investigation into the sexual abuse of children, are due in court.

The charges include gross indecency with a child, incitement to commit an act of gross indecency, indecent assault and making indecent images of children.

It is understood the charges followed the search of a house in Newcastle.

They are due to appear at Downpatrick Magistrates Court.