North East Wales

Man and woman quizzed over abuse at north Wales care homes

A man and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of indecent assault as part of an investigation into historical sex abuse at care homes in north Wales.

The man, 63, and woman, 60, from Seaford, Sussex, are being questioned in connection with alleged offences against a boy between 1975 and 1976 when he was aged between 11 and 12.

They were arrested on Thursday by officers involved in Operation Pallial and taken to a Sussex police station.

To date one man has been charged.

The arrests are the sixth and seventh as part of the operation.

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