John Leslie charged with sexual assault

Former TV presenter John Leslie has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman.

Friday, 12th July 2019, 12:05 pm
Updated Friday, 12th July 2019, 1:05 pm
John Leslie

The ex-Blue Peter and This Morning star, 54, is said to have committed the assault in Westminster in December 2008, when the complainant was 30.

Scotland Yard said Leslie, from Edinburgh, was charged with sexual touching of a woman by postal requisition on June 5.

He is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court on July 25.

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The Metropolitan Police said detectives continue to investigate.