Colin Gregg has been charged with 26 counts of indecent assault and will appear before Newcastle Magistrates Court on Wednesday 4th March.
Gregg, 73, worked as a director of Greggs bakery, founded by his father, until he retired in 2001. Previously he worked as a Children’s Officer for Newcastle Social Services and also as Headmaster of King’s School in Tynemouth.
Gregg was questioned by Police, released on bail and was later charged on 3rd February when he returned to answer bail. A spokesperson for Northumbria Police said, “Colin Gregg, 73, of Gosforth, Newcastle has been charged with 26 counts of indecent assault. He will appear at Newcastle Magistrates' Court on March 4th.”
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