Thursday 22 August 2019

Christian Brother faces sex abuse at CBS claim

Wexford Garda Station on Roche’s Road in Wexford Town
Wexford Garda Station on Roche’s Road in Wexford Town

a FORMER Wexford Christan Brother is to be questioned by gardai over allegations of sexual abuse when he was based in the town more than 30 years ago.

The alleged offences against young teenagers took place at the CBS in Wexford during the 1980s, the victims were all aged around 12 or 13 years old.

According to a well-placed source, five or six people have made allegations against the retired brother, who is living elsewhere in the country.

'Detectives from Wexford will be interviewing him in the near-future,' said the source.

'We are carrying out an investigation and there have been number of statements made by the victims,' said a garda spokesman. 'some of the allegations have been with us for some time and we are continuing to receive others.'

The retired brother being investigated is said to be in his mid-70s.

Wexford People

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