TV star John Leslie 'charged with sexually assaulting woman in London nightclub ...

TV presenter John Leslie insists 'I am totally innocent' after he is charged with sexually assaulting 30-year-old woman in London nightclub in 2008 Leslie is accused of attacking woman, 30, in London's Soho in December 2008 He faces sexual assault charge at Westminster Magistrates' Court on July 25 Former Blue Peter host says: 'I am totally innocent of the historic allegation' Leslie was charged by postal requisition more than five weeks ago on June 5

By Mark Duell for MailOnline

Published: 11:35 BST, 12 July 2019 | Updated: 15:01 BST, 12 July 2019

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Former Blue Peter presenter John Leslie is pictured in Edinburgh in June 2018

Former Blue Peter presenter John Leslie is pictured in Edinburgh in June 2018

TV presenter John Leslie today insisted he was 'totally innocent' after being charged with sexually assaulting a woman at a nightclub.

The former Blue Peter host, who lives in Edinburgh, allegedly attacked a 30-year-old woman in London's Soho more than a decade ago in December 2008.

Leslie, 54, will face one charge of sexual assault when he appears at Westminster Magistrates' Court on July 25.

Leslie told the Evening Standard: 'I am totally innocent of the historic allegation and will be contesting the trial'. 

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