BREAKING: Sex abuse probe at former Eastbourne school

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Detectives have launched an investigation into allegations of boys being sexually assaulted by members of staff at a former Eastbourne prep school.

The offences are alleged to have happened at Chelmsford Hall Prep School on the junction of Granville Road and Carlisle Road, Eastbourne, during the late 1980s and early 1990s.

Chelmsford Hall, Eastbourne. Phot courtesy of Grenville Godfrey. SUS-160523-140650001

Chelmsford Hall, Eastbourne. Phot courtesy of Grenville Godfrey. SUS-160523-140650001

The school closed in 1992.

Sussex Police says the investigation, which has started this year, is still at an early stage and no arrests have been made at present.

Anyone with any information can contact Sussex Police via 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk, or call Sussex 101, quoting Operation Rosemount, and arrange to talk in confidence to specially trained detectives.

People can also contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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