Former Blue Peter presenter John Leslie charged with sexual assault

The former Blue Peter presenter John Leslie has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman in December 2008.

The 54-year-old, who also fronted the daytime TV show This Morning, was informed of the charge last month, a statement from Scotland Yard said.

“John Leslie Stott, of Edinburgh, Midlothian, was charged by postal requisition on Wednesday 5 June with sexual touching of a woman aged 16 or over.

“He is due to appear at Westminster magistrates court on Thursday 25 July at 9.30am.”

The complainant was 30 at the time…
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