Fred Talbot found guilty of two indecent assaults

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Former weather presenter, Fred Talbot, has been found guilty of 2 charges of indecent assault against teenage boys in his care, while he was a teacher.

He was cleared of a further 8 charges by the jury at Manchester’s Minshull Street Crown Court.

The 65-year-old denied 10 indecent assaults against 4 boys at Altrincham Grammar School for Boys and one at a school in the North East between  1969 and 1984.

He has been remanded in custody and will be sentenced on March 13th.

For further live updates from reporters in court:

Manchester Evening News

Granada Reports

BBC News

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