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Pembroke's town mayor charged with rape

Cllr David Boswell Credit: Pembrokeshire County Council

The mayor of Pembroke has been charged with rape and indecent assault.

Councillor David Boswell, 56, has been charged with six counts of indecent assault and one charge of rape.

The offences are alleged to have happened between 1991 and 1994 and relate to two alleged victims, said to be under the age of 13 at the time of the attack.

This is a police and CPS matter and the council can make no further comment at this time.

Pembrokeshire County Council continues to keep under review all necessary safeguarding measures pending the outcome of any prosecution.

– Pembrokeshire County Council statement

Boswell will appear at Haverfordwest Magistrates Court on the 13th of September.