Date published: Monday November 2018 19th 12:35

Former England footballer Paul Gascoigne has been charged with sexually assaulting a girl.

The 51-year-old was arrested on Monday British Transport Police confirmed that he had been charged with a single count of sexual assault by touching and on August 20 at Durham station.

A spokeswoman for the force said: ldquo;A man is due to appear in court next month charged in connection a train from York to Durham.

By touching, against Section 3 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003, & ldquo; Paul Gascoigne, of Amy Street, Leicester, was charged via postal requisition with a single count of sexual assault.

“The charge relates to an incident aboard a train on August 20 this year. ”

He’ll look at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates’ Court on December 11.