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Man charged with seven historic sexual offences

Christopher Metcalfe has been charged with seven historic sexual offences. Credit: PA

Nottinghamshire Police have charged a man with seven historical sexual offences linked with allegations of abuse at several care homes in Nottinghamshire during the 1970s and 1980s.

68-year-old Christopher Metcalfe faces charges of raping a girl under 16, and the indecent assault of a girl under 14. It's part of an inquiry into historical sexual abuse at 10 former children's homes in the county.