The man was arrested in Ipswich this morning.
The Serious Organised Crime Agency says it is the first arrest as part of Operation Pallial, which last November started investigating recent allegations relating to historic child abuse in North Wales.
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Well a fabulous day today has ended on a spectacularly soggy note for some! Heavy rain, hail and thunder will work northwards overnight!
The Talyllyn runs from Tywyn, near Aberdovey, for more than seven miles to two villages in the south Gwynedd countryside.
Homes in parts of Tonypandy and Llwynypia are without water this evening due to a burst water main at Cilfynydd.