Police: Allegations of 'very serious criminality'

Detective Superintendent Ian Mulcahey, senior investigating officer. Credit: ITV News

Detective Superintendent Ian Mulcahey , the senior investigating officer, said: "These are serious allegations that will be thoroughly investigated.

"Many have provided graphic accounts of abuse, in some cases of very serious criminality."


140 North Wales abuse claims

Detectives reinvestigating claims of historic child abuse in North Wales have received 140 new allegations since November, a progress report on the inquiry showed.