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Paul Gascoigne charged with sexual assault on train

Paul Gascoigne has been charged with sexual assault after an incident on a train.

The former England midfielder faces one count of sexual assault by touching, said to be committed during a journey from York to Durham on August 20.

Gazza, 51, was arrested at Durham station on August 20 and charged on Monday.

A British Transport Police spokesman said: ‘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 with one count of sexual assault by touching, contrary to Section 3 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003.’

Gascoigne, who played for Tottenham Hotspur, Rangers and Newcastle United, will appear in court on December 11.