Former Blue Peter presenter John Leslie has been accused of sexually assaulting a lady in London greater than a decade in the past.
Scotland Yard stated the 54-year-old, from Edinburgh, was “charged by postal requisition on Wednesday 5 June with sexual touching of a lady aged 16 or over, opposite to Part three of the Sexual Offences Act 2003”.
The power stated the allegation pertains to an incident in Westminster in December 2008, when the sufferer was aged 30.
Detectives are persevering with to research the declare and Leslie, who offered Blue Peter from 1989 to 1994, is because of seem at Westminster Magistrates’ Courtroom on 25 July.
Leslie can be recognized for a three-year stint on ITV’s This Morning, working from 1999 to 2002, and appeared on the sport exhibits Wheel Of Fortune and Survivor throughout the identical interval.