Man arrested on suspicion of historic sexual abuse

An 81 year old man from Cheshire has been arrested by Lancashire Police on suspicion of rape.

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Police: any allegations taken 'extremely seriously'

We take all allegations of sexual abuse extremely seriously and would encourage people with any information about sexual abuse, or anyone who has been a victim of sexual abuse, to come forward and report their concerns confident in the knowledge they will be investigated appropriately and with sensitivity.

– Lancashire Police statement

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