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Lostprophets’ Ian Watkins Charged With Child Sex Offences

The 35 year old vocalist will appear before Cardiff Magistrates’ court on Wednesday.

The BBC has reported

that Lostprophets’ vocalist, Ian Watkins, will appear before Cardiff magistrates’ on Wednesday to face charges of ‘conspiracy to engage in sexual activity with a female under 13 and possession/distribution of indecent images of children’.

Two women, from Doncaster and Bedford, have also been charged with similar offences, according to the report, with all three having been questioned at Cardiff Bay police station.

‘Specially-trained staff are available to speak to anyone with concerns or information regarding this investigation and a dedicated telephone number has been set up.’ Senior investigating officer Det Insp Peter Doyle has said. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Operation Globe incident room on 0800 056 0154, the NSPCC on 0800 389 5347, or email [email protected].

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