Former Newcastle youth coach faces sexual abuse charges
NEWCASTLE, England (AP) Police say a former youth soccer coach for Newcastle has been charged with 29 sexual abuse offenses.
Northumbria police say 61-year-old George Ormond has been charged for "historic sexual offenses between 1973 and 1998."
Assistant Chief Constable Darren Best says "we have had a dedicated team investigating allegations of non-recent child abuse within the sporting community since December last year."
Updated May 19, 2017