Former ‘Coronation Street’ actor pleads guilty to sexual assault

Former ‘Coronation Street’ actor pleads guilty to sexual assault

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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 28: Television actor Bruno Langley arrives at Manchester Magistrates Court where he is facing sexual assault charges on November 28, 2017 in Manchester, England. Langley, who appeared in the soap opera Coronation Street, is charged with sexually assaulting two women at a Manchester music venue. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Bruno Langley who played Todd Grimshaw groped two women in Manchester

Former Coronation Street star Bruno Langley has pleaded guilty to sexually assualting two women in a Manchester music venue in October.

Langley (34) was drunk and in the Band on the Wall music venue in Manchester in the early hours of October 1st when he touched the two women, Manchester Magistrates’ Court was told.

He also sexually touched two other women on the same night, but was not charged with offences concerning those women, Karen Saffman, prosecuting, told the court.

Langley was told he could face a possible jail sentence.

The actor left the ITV soap in the wake of the allegations after playing Todd Grimshaw for more than a decade, the soap’s first openly gay character.

District judge Mark Hadfield asked for a probation report to be prepared on Tuesday before he decides whether he will sentence Langley or whether the case needs to be sent to Manchester Crown Court where the defendant could face a longer sentence. – PA

Source : Irishtimes