Man due in court over alleged fraud at Buxton Opera House

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A man is due to appear at court in connection with an alleged fraud at Buxton Opera House.

Paul Leighton, 47, of Sale in Cheshire, has been reported for summons for the offence of fraud by abuse of position. He is due before High Peak Magistrates’ Court on Monday December 9.

It is alleged that a large amount of money was stolen between April 2012 and June 2013, when staff at the opera house reported the incident to police.