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Retired PE teacher Marcus Marcussen charged with child sex assaults

A 90-year-old former PE teacher has been charged with the sexual assault of boys under the age of 16.

The offences are said to have happened at Ilmington Road Comprehensive School in Weoley Castle, Birmingham.

Marcus Marcussen, from Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire, taught at the school for 45 years.

He is accused of 15 counts of indecent assault and two counts of gross indecency between 1973 and 1978, West Midlands Police said.

The school was demolished in 1985.

Mr Marcussen is due to appear at Birmingham Magistrates' Court on Thursday 20 February.

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