Ex Scoutmaster charged with indecent assault

A man has been charged with indecently assaulting a child while working as a Scoutmaster.

Peter John 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 March 7.

The charges relate to incidents that are alleged to have taken place in the 1960s, while the victim was a Cub Scout.