Granada TV weather presenter Fred Talbot has had his home searched by Greater Manchester police who are investigating allegations of historical child sex abuse.
They are investigating claims of abuse by a member of staff at Altrincham Grammar School for Boys in the 1970s.
Mr Talbot, aged 63, was a biology teacher at the school at the time.
Mr Talbot and his TV crew often visit Southport when working for Granada.
Pictured above is Fred Talbot at Southport Rugby Club playing fields.
Nobody has been arrested.
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