19/12/2012

Lostprophets Singer Facing Child Sex Offences

The lead singer of Lostprophets, Ian Watkins, is to appear in court charged with child sex offences.

Two women, a 20-year-old from Doncaster and a 24--year-old from Bedford have also been charged and are due to appear in court.

Senior investigating officer Detective Inspector Peter Doyle said specially-trained staff were available to speak to anyone with concerns.

He said: "I want to encourage anyone who has any concerns or information which they think may be relevant to contact us,.

"Safeguarding children involved in such cases is always a high priority and as such measures have already been taken."

All three have been questioned at Cardiff Bay police station.

(CD)




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