July 12 2019, 11.55amUpdated: July 12 2019, 11.56am
Former television presenter John Leslie has been charged with one count of sexual touching of a woman dating back to December 2008, Scotland Yard said.
A statement from the force said: “John Leslie Stott, 54 (22.02.65), of Edinburgh, Midlothian, was charged by postal requisition on Wednesday, 5 June with sexual touching of a woman aged 16 or over, contrary to Section 3 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003.
“He is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Thursday, 25 July at 9.30am.
“The allegation relates to an incident in Westminster in December 2008. The victim was aged 30 at the time.
“Detectives from the Met’s Central West Command Unit investigate.”