Fred Talbot summonsed to court following further allegations of historic sexual abuse at Altrincham Grammar School for Boys

Fred Talbot

Fred Talbot

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TV weatherman Fred Talbot, from Bowdon, has been summonsed to court in relation to further charges of historic sexual abuse.

Mr Talbot, 64, of Langham Road, must appear at Manchester City Magistrates' Court on July 2, in relation to an offence of indecent assault against a pupil at Altrincham Grammar School for Boys, while Mr Talbot was a teacher there.

The indictment relates to the indecent assault of a 16-year-old boy, during his time as a pupil at the school in 1982.

In January, he was charged with nine counts of indecent assault and one count of gross indecency.

The charges relate to the sexual abuse of five victims, three of whom were under 16 at the time.

Six counts of indecent assault relate to incidents involving one victim who attended a school in Newcastle.

The other offences relate to three victims who attended Altrincham Grammar School for Boys at the time.

The one gross indecency charge relates to an offence against a former pupil of Altrincham Grammar School for Boys.

Mr Talbot, who is best known for his work on ITV’s This Morning, denies the charges.

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