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All charges dropped against Roy Harper

CPS drop remaining charges against Roy Harper

The Crown Prosecution Service has decided to drop all remaining charges against Roy Harper. Harper was put on trial at Worcester Crown Court back in January 2015, charged with 10 counts of sexual abuse and indecent assult. In February he was acquitted of indecently assaulting an 11 year old girl, however the case was put on hold with regards to the other charges due to insufficient evidence. The CPS have now decided to drop the remaining charges because there is not "a realistic prospect of a conviction". More information can be found at the BBC News website.