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A former Cambridge youth football coach has been charged with abusing 11 boys between 1978 and 2009

By Ben Comber


74-year-old Michael “Kit” Carson was charged today after answering bail.

A Cambridge man has been charged in connection with an investigation into non-recent allegations related to football in Cambridgeshire.

Michael “Kit” Carson, 74, of St Bartholomew’s Court, Riverside, Cambridge, was charged today, March 2, with 11 counts of indecent assault and one of inciting a child to engage in sexual activity.

The offences are alleged to have happened between 1978 and 2009 and involve 11 victims, all boys under the age of 16.

He was arrested in January 2017.

Carson has been released on conditional bail to attend Cambridge Magistrates’ Court on April 17.


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