A man, in his 50s, has been arrested and charged with child sex offences, according to sources his brother is a successful TV and radio star known by millions.
A high profile celebrity was left distraught after his brother was charged with child sex offences.
The TV and radio star’s sibling, was recently remanded in custody to await a crown court hearing in the new year (2022).
He is said to work as a civilian member of staff for a police force in England and is currently suspended.
The allegations have left his brother, who is known to millions across Britain, devastated.
‘They grew up together and are incredibly close. When he heard about the arrest, it rocked him to his core,’ a source told The Sun.
They added that the allegations have been ‘extremely upsetting for the accused’s family.
There are concerns that the nature of the allegations and the individual’s high profile relative could make him vulnerable to attacks in prison.
He is believed to be in isolation in a secure wing of a jail.
‘Word has quickly spread about who he is and what he is alleged to have done,’ the source added.
‘Obviously, he is innocent until proven guilty.’