Man charged with non-recent child sex offences during time as a cadet leader in Fareham
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A man is due to appear in court to face charges relating to non-recent child sex abuse in Hampshire.
Nigel Saddington, aged 68, of the Bracknell Road area of Bagshot, Surrey, has been issued a summons to appear in court in relation to 7 counts of indecent assault, 2 counts of buggery, and one count of administering a noxious substance with intent to injure, aggrieve or annoy.
The offences relate to three boys who were under the age of 16, during Saddington’s time as a cadet leader at HMS Collingwood from the late 1980s to the late 1990s.
He will appear at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court today (Thursday 9 November).
We would encourage anyone who has been a victim of child sexual abuse to contact police on 101 where you can speak with a police officer in confidence.
Alternatively, contact Child Line on 0800 11 11, or if you are an adult who has been affected, you can call the NSPCC on 0808 800 5000.