Offences alleged to have taken place between 1971 and 1988
A man has been charged with over twenty offences of non-recent sexual assault a some of which relate to times when he was working at children's care homes managed by London Borough of Wandsworth.
Philip Temple, age 66 and of no fixed address, was charged on Tuesday, 9 March, with 27 offences of non-recent sexual assault and two counts of perjury as part of Operation Trinity.
The sexual assault charges relate to allegations of sexual abuse against 12 victims who were aged under 16 at the time of the offences.
These offences are alleged to have taken place between 1971 and 1998 in children's care homes managed by Wandsworth local authority, Lambeth local authority and Christ the King Monastery, Bramley Road, Southgate.
Operation Trinity was launched after two allegations of non-recent abuse were reported to police in November 2012.
The offences are alleged to have taken place in Lambeth pre-1998.
Philip Temple has appeared at Bromley Magistrates' Court where he was remanded in custody until Wednesday, 6 April to appear at Croydon Crown Court.
March 10, 2016