Police are stationed outside Coronation Street actor Bill Roache’s house after it emerged he has been arrested over a historic allegation of rape involving a 15-year-old girl.
Mr Roache was arrested at his home in Cheshire this morning, according to sources. Police would only confirm that an 81-year-old man from Wilmslow was being questioned at a police station in Lancashire in relation to the alleged offence.
The soap star has been a major celebrity for more than half a century, having played Ken Barlow in the ITV show since 1960.
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