Man in 70s given bail over football child abuse claims in Cambridgeshire

PUBLISHED: 14:02 27 January 2017 | UPDATED: 13:09 30 January 2017

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A man, in his 70s, arrested in connection with historical allegations of abuse related to football in Cambridgeshire has been bailed.

Detectives arrested the man at a property in Cambridge on Friday morning.

The man, from Cambridge, was arrested on suspicion of indecency with children and indecent assault. He has been released on bail until March 6.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire police said: “Officers are working closely with partners, including the Football Association, the local children’s safeguarding boards for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Cambridge and Peterborough United the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group and Cambridgeshire county and Peterborough city councils.

“We would encourage anyone with concerns about these allegations to contact police on 101 or the NSPCC on 0808 800 5000.”

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