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Former football star Paul 'Gazza' Gascoigne charged with sexual assault

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Former football star Paul 'Gazza' Gascoigne charged with sexual assault
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Former England midfielder Paul Gascoigne, commonly known as Gazza, has been charged with sexual assault.

British Transport Police confirmed the story to Euronews in a statement on Monday.

It read:

‘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 20 August this year.

‘The 51-year-old will appear at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates’ Court on 11 December. ‘