Man charged over sexual offences at ballet school due to appear in court

A man has been charged in connection with sexual offences at a ballet school and is due to appear in court.

The 38-year-old man was arrested and charged following an investigation into incidents at West Ballet in the Taynuilt area of Argyll.

An ITV investigation into the school last year found more than 60 women had made allegations of inappropriate behaviour against a teacher.

The man is expected to appear at Oban Sheriff Court at a later date.

A man is due to appear in court following an investigation into sexual offences in Ballet West in the Taynuilt area of Argyll.

Detective Chief Inspector Grant Macleod, of the Argyll and West Dunbartonshire unit said: “Police Scotland treats all reports of sexual offending with the utmost seriousness and sensitivity.

"If you have, or anyone you know has been a victim of sexual abuse then please be assured that we will listen, we will investigate all reports and that support is available. You can report by calling 101 or 999 in an emergency.”

He added: "Alternatively, an anonymous report can be made through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."

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