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ITV News tracks down Chetham's child abuse suspect in LA

ITV News correspondent Martin Geissler trying to speak to Chris Ling Photo: ITV News

ITV News has tracked down a former teacher living in the US who is wanted by police in Britain for questioning over allegations of child abuse at the world-famous Chetham's School of Music in Manchester.

Police began looking into claims of widespread abuse last year after the school's former head of music, Michael Brewer, was convicted of indecently assaulting a pupil.

Today they have arrested a third former teacher over the alleged assault of a 15-year-old girl in the 1970s.

Chris Ling left for America after allegations were made against him more than 20 years ago. Officers now want to speak to him years after closing their initial investigation.

ITV News correspondent Martin Geissler tracked Mr Ling down to his new home in Los Angeles, but found him reluctant to answer his questions: