Warblington with Emsworth vicar resigns over sex acts with schoolgirl
A vicar has resigned after an investigation found he engaged in sexual acts with a schoolgirl.
Rev Simon Sayers, of the Warblington with Emsworth parish, Hampshire, was arrested over an allegation of indecent assault, in London in the 1990s.
Police did not charge him, but an internal church investigation found his behaviour with the 16-year-old abused his position of trust.
He has been banned from ministry for five years by the Church of England.
The Metropolitan Police arrested the vicar in January 2015 after it was informed of alleged offences that took place in the Islington area when he... read more
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