RAF police investigate allegations of child sex abuse at base

11:16am Saturday 9th February 2013

RAF police are investigating allegations of the sexual abuse of children  at a former base in Berlin.

The alleged offences, which occurred during the period 1981 to 1989, involve a former Royal Air Force serviceman who was stationed in there at that time.

The case is being investigated by the RAF Police Special Investigations and Intelligence Branch.

They want to speak with anyone who served at, or had connections with, the former RAF base at Gatow during the 1980s and early 1990s, who believes that they have any information .

Wing Commander Mike Dixon, Officer Commanding Number 2 Police Wing, who is overseeing the investigation, said: "A man in his early 60s, from the London area has been interviewed by the RAF Police regarding allegations relating to the sexual abuse of children whilst he was serving in the RAF at an RAF base in Berlin in the 1980s. Enquiries continue.”

The RAF Police are also appealing to potential victims to come forward.

The Service Police Crime Bureau may be contacted on 023 9228 517

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