Stowmarket: Four Men Summoned To Court Over Abuse Allegations

Four men have been reported for summons to court in relation to historic abuse at a school in Stowmarket.

The investigation relates to alleged offences carried out between 1975 and 1999 at Oakwood School and officers have spoken with over 100 people since it began in 2011.

Following the recent charge of Eric De Smith of Stowmarket, a 58-year-old man from Southampton, a 69-year-old man from Gislingham, a 59-year-old man from Northampton and a 65-year-old man from Lancaster have all been reported for summons to court.

They are due to appear at Bury St Edmunds Magistrates Court where they will be dealt with for offences of child cruelty and assault.

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