Former footballer Paul Gascoigne has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman onboard a train. Gascoigne played for Newcastle, Tottenham, Lazio and Rangers.
British Transport Police says former England footballer Paul Gascoigne has been charged with one count of sexual assault by touching after an incident on a train from York to Durham on 20 August
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A British Transport Police spokeswoman told media: “A man is due to appear in court next month charged in connection with the sexual assault of a woman on board a train from York to Durham.
“Paul Gascoigne, of Amy Street, Leicester, was charged via postal requisition with one count of sexual assault by touching, contrary to Section 3 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003. The charge relates to an incident on board a train on August 20 this year.”
Gascoigne will appear at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates’ Court on December 11.