Mark Dixie charging statement

23/06/2017

The CPS has authorised historic sexual offences charges today against Mark Dixie.

Rob Davis, District Crown Prosecutor, London Homicide team, said: "The Crown Prosecution Service has considered a file of evidence from the Metropolitan Police relating to allegations made against Mark Dixie of historic sexual offences against women.

"Following a review of the evidence, the CPS has authorised the Metropolitan Police to charge Mark Dixie, 46, with three offences against two women – one of rape in 1987, and indecent assault and causing grievous bodily harm relating to another woman in 2002.

"The Crown Prosecution Service reminds all concerned that criminal proceedings against Mark Dixie are now active and that he has a right to a fair trial. It is extremely important that there should be no reporting, commentary or sharing of information online which could in any way prejudice these proceedings."

Mark Dixie is due to appear before Westminster Magistrates’ Court, via video link, at a date yet to be established.

Charges

  1. Rape
  2. Causing grievous bodily harm
  3. Indecent assault

Notes to Editors:

The review of the evidence was carried out in accordance with the Code for Crown Prosecutors.