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Ex-Celtic employee Jim McCafferty arrested in sex abuse probe

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Pin Jim McCafferty has been arrested over allegations of sex abuse. MotherwellFC
Jim McCafferty has been arrested over allegations of sex abuse. MotherwellFC

Ex-Celtic employee Jim McCafferty arrested in sex abuse probe

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An ex-youth coach, scout and kitman of Celtic Football Club has been arrested in Belfast over allegations of sex abuse.

The former employee of Celtic Football Club was arrested at his home in Belfast over allegations of sexual abuse committed against mid-teens.

A police spokesperson said: "A 71-year-old male has been arrested by detectives after presenting himself at a station in Belfast.

"He was arrested on suspicion of sexual offences against children in Northern Ireland. He is currently helping police with their enquiries".

The 71-year-old also worked for the likes of Falkirk and Hibs.

350 people have so far come forward, saying that they have been victims of sexual abuse at the hands of coaches.

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