Man charged over historic sex abuse at music schools

A 59-year-old man has been charged with four indecent assaults against female music school pupils in Manchester in the 1980s and 1990s, police said.

Duncan McTier of Woodland Gardens, Middlesex, is due to appear at Manchester Magistrate's Court on 23 May.

He is charged with one count of indecent assault a 21-year-old woman in 1994 and two counts of sexual assault; one against a 17-year-old girl in 1985 and another against a 23-year-old woman in 1988.

The women were students at different music establishments at the times in question.