The Voice contestant Jake Benson 'is found guilty of assault'

The Voice contestant Jake Benson 'is found guilty of assault after grabbing his girlfriend around the neck and choking her' Benson, 27, appeared on ITV's 'The Voice' last year and was in the knockouts  The singer was reportedly found guilty of assault by battery on December 21  Former partner Sophie Lynch claimed he assaulted her after they broke up

By George Martin For Mailonline

Published: 22:06 GMT, 1 January 2019 | Updated: 22:07 GMT, 1 January 2019

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Singer Jake Benson has been reportedly been found guilty of assault after his ex-girlfriend claimed he grabbed her around the neck and choked her.

Benson, 27, who appeared on ITV talent show 'The Voice' last year, was said to have been involved in a violent confrontation with former partner Sophie Lynch after their breakup in November last year.

He was reportedly found guilty of assault by battery at Ealing magistrates court on December 21 and will be sentenced next week - according to The Sun.

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