Manchester

Ex-scoutmaster Peter Halliwell on Cheadle Hulme sex attack charges

A man has been charged with indecently assaulting a child while working as a scoutmaster, Greater Manchester Police have said.

Peter Halliwell, 76, of Sherwood Avenue, Cheadle Hulme, is charged with 14 counts of indecent assault.

He is due to appear at Stockport Magistrates' Court on 7 March.

The charges relate to alleged offences between 1965 and 1967, while the victim was a cub scout with the 6th Cheadle Hulme scout troop, police said.

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