Pensioner warned he faces prison sentence for historical sexual abuse

A PENSIONER has heard he could receive a prison sentence after being convicted of the historical sexual abuse of a teenage girl while in charge of a South Cumbria school.

Roger Melbreck Whitehouse, 79, went on trial at Carlisle Crown Court after denying 10 charges, each alleging that he indecently assaulted a female pupil aged in her mid-teens during the 1980s.

Opening the case, prosecutor Andrew Ford told jurors of the woman's complaints that school head Whitehouse...
source: Westmorland Gazette

2019-09-17 16:41
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