Former TV Weatherman Sentenced Over Indecent Assaults

Fred Talbot, the 65-year-old former TV weatherman, has been sentenced to five years for indecently assaulting two teenage boys in the mid 1970s.

The crimes date back to 1975 and 1976, when Talbot was a teacher at Altrincham Grammar School, Greater Manchester.

He was given two and half years per charge and must serve half of his sentence before being eligible for parole.

Talbot, best known as the weatherman on ITV's This Morning programme, was cleared of eight other indecent assault charges.


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