Ex-teacher Gordon Fleming admits sexual abuse of girls


A former Powys primary school teacher has admitted a string of historical sex offences against young girls.

Swansea Crown Court heard that Gordon Fleming, from Oswestry, Shropshire, abused two dozen children over a six-year period in the 1970s and 80s.

The 66-year-old pleaded guilty to 24 counts of indecent assault against girls under the age of 13.

Judge Geraint Walters told Fleming he should expect to receive a "significant prison sentence".

Fleming, who was convicted of a similar offence at Chester Crown Court in 1992, blew a kiss to his wife in the public gallery before being taken down to the cells.

He was remanded in custody and will reappear at Swansea Crown Court on 5 May ahead of his sentence.

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