Former teacher charged with secretly filming children at Bristol boarding school

Jonathan Thomson-Glover allegedly made images of more than 120 victims

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A former teacher has been charged with making indecent images of children through cameras at a boarding school and another property.

Jonathan Thomson-Glover, 53, who taught at Clifton College in Bristol, has been charged with 36 counts of making, taking and possessing indecent images of children.

It is understood today's charges relate to more than 120 victims who were allegedly filmed by cameras at Clifton College and an address in Cornwall over a 16 year period.

Thomson-Glover, of Wadebridge, will appear before Taunton Magistrates' Court on July 20.

Detective Inspector Andrea Kingdon, of Devon and Cornwall Police, said: "We've charged a 53-year-old man with 36 counts of making, taking and possessing indecent images.

"Jonathan Thomson-Glover, from Wadebridge in Cornwall, has been charged following a joint investigation between Avon and Somerset Police and Devon and Cornwall Police.

"He is a former teacher at Clifton College in Bristol. He has been released on bail to appear before Taunton Magistrates' Court on Monday July 20.

"Information was initially passed to Devon and Cornwall Police by the National Crime Agency relating to indecent images of children downloaded from the internet.

"Following further inquiries, a team of officers from both forces investigated offences relating to the creation of indecent images committed at Clifton College and an address in Cornwall.

"None of the charges relate to contact offences. We've been working closely with the College and our partner agencies throughout this investigation and we're grateful for their ongoing support."

Anyone with information to help the investigation is asked to contact Avon and Somerset Police's Operation Initial team on 101.

Those affected by the investigation should visit the force's website for details of independent support and advice, or call Victim Support on 0808 168 9111.

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