25 May 2017

A Dyfed-Powys Police spokesperson said:

 

“Operation Almond is a police investigation into allegations of physical and sexual abuse of children at Rhydygors School in Carmarthen during the years spanning 1976 to 1986, and Cartref-Y-Gelli between 1986 and 1990.

 

“The investigation has concluded and Dyfed Powys Police can now confirm that, following advice from CPS:-

 

“A 61-year-old man, from Carmarthenshire, has been charged with 9 offences of indecent assault and 3 offences of attempt indecent assault. He will appear at Llanelli Magistrates Court on the 15th June 2017.

The offence locations were in the Carmarthen and Hereford area.

 

“A 71-year-old man, from Carmarthenshire, has been served with a summons to appear at Llanelli Magistrates Court on the 20th July 2017 for an offence of rape.

The offence location was in the North Wales area.

 

“A 68-year-old woman from Carmarthenshire, has been served with a summons to appear at Llanelli Magistrates Court on the 31st August 2017 for 2 offences of indecent assault.

The offence location was in the Carmarthen area.

 

“A 54-year-old woman from Essex, has been served with a summons to appear at Llanelli Magistrates Court on the 31st August 2017 for an offence of indecent assault.

The offence location was in the Carmarthen area.

 

“Dyfed Powys Police worked closely with partner agencies and other forces as part of this investigation and the safety, welfare and protection of vulnerable people remain an absolute priority of all the organisations involved.”

 

ENDS

25.05.17