Former Plaid Cymru politician Simon Thomas charged with making indecent images of children

Former Plaid Cymru assembly member Simon Thomas has been charged with three counts of making indecent images of children, Dyfed Powys Police has confirmed.

The 54-year-old from Aberystwyth is due to appear before magistrates on 3 October.

The former MP for Ceredigion quit as an assembly member in July following an ongoing criminal investigation into allegations of a "serious offence".