A former Newcastle United coach has been charged over 29 historical sexual offences dating back more than 40 years.
Ormond is the first person to be charged as part of Operation Tide, a police investigation set up late past year to look into allegations of historic child sex abuse at football clubs in the northeast of England. Ormond, who was a coach at the Montagu and North Fenham boys' football club, which fed players to Newcastle, is facing allegations from 17 complainants, all of whom are male.
The 61-year-old, who lives in Newton Abbot, is due to appear before Newcastle Magistrates' Court on Friday, June 9.
"In April the Crown Prosecution Service received a file from Northumbria police relating to allegations of non-recent sexual abuse", it read.
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"Following consideration of the file, in accordance with the Code for Crown Prosecutors, charges have been authorised against former football coach George Ormond in relation to 29 counts".
The statement continued: "Our specially-trained officers have been supporting those who have taken the hugely fearless step of speaking to us".
The NSPCC helpline can be contacted on 0800 023 2642.
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