Former surgeon charged with sexual offences

A former surgeon has been charged as part of an investigation into allegations of sexual assault at Blackpool Victoria Hospital.

On Tuesday 14th of March last year, police were contacted by the hospital who reported a number of allegations of sexual assault on employees at the Trust.

Following an investigation and after consultation with the Crown Prosecution Service police have now charged a man.

Amal Bose, 54, of Thurnham near Lancaster, has been charged with 14 counts of Sexual Assault Contrary to Section 3 Sexual Offences Act 2003 relating to six female victims.

The alleged offending occurred between 2017 and 2022. Some of the counts encompass more than one incident.

The alleged victims were all members of staff at Blackpool Victoria Hospital.

Mr Bose was charged on Friday, May 24th and has been bailed to appear at Lancaster Magistrates’ Court on June 7th.

Anyone with information should call 101 quoting log 1179 of May 17th.

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