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Colin Gregg sex abuse case: Ex-Greggs director arrested, bailed

Written on:January 7, 2024
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Colin Gregg still allegedly possesses shares worth£5.5 million in the baking business

Colin Gregg, the former non-executive director of bakery chain, Greggs, has been detained on suspicion of a past sexual crime. The 71-year-old male, who hails from Newcastle upon Tyne, was detained at his Gosforth residence on Saturday and subsequently discharged on bail.

Regarding the Colin Gregg sex abuse case, a Northumbria Police spokesman has remarked that a 71-year-old male has been arrested on the suspicion of having committed a historical sexual crime and has been released on bail for now.

71-year-old Colin Gregg, who used to be a non-executive director of bakery chain, Greggs, before his 2001 retirement, was also a former headmaster of King’s School in Tynemouth. He was also responsible for constituting the North East Children’s Cancer Run.

Colin Gregg, who is the son of Jack Gregg, the founder of the aforesaid bakery chain, still reportedly has shares in the bakery business worth around £5.5 million. A spokesman for the bakery chain, Greggs, has remarked that Colin Gregg has no involvement with Greggs plc. He had retired as a non-executive director in May 2001.

The spokesman has asserted that it would be fully inappropriate for the chain to pass comments on the Colin Gregg sex abuse probe.

The Colin Gregg sex abuse case is the latest in the lengthy list of sex abuse cases, which have rocked the nation in the last many months starting from the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal to the Andrew Lancel sex abuse case to the Stuart Hall sex abuse case and some others. The emergence of the Colin Gregg sex abuse case is certain to blight the reputation of the giant bakery chain to some extent.

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  1. Ottis says:

    The pieces of news regarding sexual abuse have really appalled me..

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