Leeds & West Yorkshire

Man arrested over Micklefield scout group sex abuse claims

A man has been arrested in connection with allegations of child sex abuse linked to a Leeds scout group.

Detectives are investigating claims made by two men that they were sexually abused as children in the 1970s while members of Micklefield scout group.

West Yorkshire Police said a 75-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of child sexual offences and released on bail pending further enquiries.

The force has appealed for anyone with information to come forward.

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