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Man and woman charged with serious sexual offences

A man and a woman have been charged with a number of serious sexual offences, and appeared before magistrates in Caerphilly today.

A 55-year-old man from the Lansbury Park area of Caerphilly, and a 44-year-old woman from the New Tredegar area, were arrested by officers investigating allegations of historical physical and sexual abuse, alleged to have occurred in the Caerphilly and Aberfan areas.

They have been remanded in custody, and are due to appear at Newport Crown Court on August 1.

Gwent Police is asking anyone with concerns about the investigation to ring 101.