A former Southwold shopkeeper has been charged with multiple sexual offences against children. 

Gary Robson, 59, of Lowestoft, but formerly of Southwold, was arrested on Tuesday and charged with 10 offences against children. 

The charges include possession of 334 Category A indecent images of children, possession of 349 Category B Indecent images of children and 630 Category C images of children.

Robson, a former shopkeeper in Southwold, has also been charged with two counts of sexual touching of a girl under 13, sexual assault by penetration of a girl under 13, three counts of sexual touching of a girl under 16 and one upskirting offence.

He has been released on police bail, imposed with conditions to protect the victims and children. 

He is due to appear at Great Yarmouth Magistrates' Court on Wednesday, August 9.