A Norfolk GP has been arrested and charged with serious sexual offences against girls following advice from East of England CPS.
Dr Hugh Blaise Oâ€™Neill, 61, of Tasburgh, SouthÂ Norfolk, has this evening been charged with two counts of rape and four counts of gross indecency* against two victims both under the age of 16. The offences date to between the early 1990s and early 2000s and do not relate to his professional role.
Oâ€™Neill has been remanded in custody to appear atÂ Ipswich Magistratesâ€™ Court on Thursday 7 August.
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