PRISON OFFICERS “SEXUALLY AND PHYSICALLY ABUSED” INMATES AT YOUTH DETENTION CENTER. Charges come after more than 1,800 former inmates of Medomsley Detention Centre report decades of abuse to police
October 18, 2019
Two former prison officers been charged with physically and sexually abusing inmates at a youth detention centre.
Ian Nicholson and Alexander Flavell are accused of assaulting young men held at a Medomsley in County Durham during the 1970s and 1980s.
Mr Nicholson, now 74, is charged with one count of misconduct in public office, three counts of buggery and four counts of assault occasioning actual bodily harm.
Mr Flavell, 86, is accused of misconduct in public office, indecent assault, one count of buggery and four counts of assault occasioning actual