Ex-teacher to appear in court for historic sex crimes and child cruelty

A former deputy head teacher has been summonsed for historical sex offences and child cruelty.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 22nd May 2017, 3:45 pm
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 8:52 pm
Preston Crown Court
Preston Crown Court

Grahame Brennand, 69, of Calder Avenue, Preston is accused of 22 offences of indecent assault and cruelty against a total of 11 victims, both male and female at a Lancashire school.

The alleged offences were committed between 1973 and 1996.

Mr Brennand now faces a total of 46 offences.

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In March, he was charged with 24 counts of indecent assault against 13 former female pupils at the same school.

Those alleged offences were committed between 1974 and 1988 when Mr Brennand was a teacher and then deputy head teacher at the school.

Investigating officer Keith Hill from Lancashire Constabulary’s Operation Fervent Team is leading the case.

He says anyone with any information on the case should contact him by calling 01772 412972.

Mr Brennand is due to appear before Preston Crown Court on Friday, June 23.