South West Wales

Four due in court over Carmarthen's Cartref-y-Gelli 'abuse'

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Four people are due to appear in court following an investigation into alleged historical child abuse in Carmarthenshire.

The abuse is alleged to have taken place at Rhydygors School between 1976-1986, and Cartref-Y-Gelli children's home between 1986 and 1990.

Two men and two women will appear at Llanelli Magistrates' Court.

It comes after Dyfed Powys Police's investigation into the allegations, Operation Almond, concluded.

A 61-year-old man, from Carmarthenshire, has been charged with nine offences of indecent assault and three offences of attempted indecent assault in Carmarthen and Hereford and will appear before the court on 15 June.

A man, 71, from Carmarthenshire, has been summonsed to appear before the court on 20 July for an offence of rape in the north Wales area.

A 68-year-old woman, from Carmarthenshire, has been served with a summons to appear before the court for two offences of indecent assault in Carmarthen.

And a woman, 54, from Essex, has been summonsed to appear on 31 August for an offence of indecent assault.