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Bill Roache held over sex claims

Police are searching the house of Coronation Street actor Bill Roache. Lancashire Police said they have arrested the 81-year-old from Wilmslow on suspicion of rape.

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Roache arrested on suspicion of raping teenage girl

An 81-year-old man from Wilmslow in Cheshire has this morning, Wednesday, 1st May 2013, been arrested by Lancashire Constabulary on suspicion of rape.

The man will be interviewed at a police station in Lancashire during the course of the day.

The offences are alleged to have been committed in Haslingden between April and July 1967 and to involve a girl aged 15-years.

– Lancashire Police

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