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Former priest reported over historic child sex abuse claims

Father Paul Moore, 80, from Kilmarnock was arrested in December over alleged incidents.

Claims: Former priest reported to prosecutors (file pic).

A former priest has been reported to prosecutors over historic child sex abuse allegations.

Father Paul Moore, 80, from Kilmarnock was arrested in December and has now been reported for the procurator fiscal over the claims.

Police are investigating the allegations and prosecutors say they are considering the case. The incidents are alleged to have occurred over more than 20 years from 1975 to 1996

A spokeswoman for the Crown office and Procurator Fiscal Service said: “The procurator fiscal at Kilmarnock received a report concerning an 80-year-old man in connection with alleged incidents said to have occurred between January 1975 and March 1996. The report remains under consideration.”


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