Neville Neville charged with sexual assault
The Crown Prosecution Service has authorised Greater Manchester Police to charge Neville Neville, aged 63, from Bury, Greater Manchester with sexual assault.
Nazir Afzal, Chief Crown Prosecutor for CPS North West, said: "Greater Manchester Police has investigated an allegation of sexual assault by Neville Neville in March 2013. I have reviewed all the evidence that they have gathered and have authorised the police to charge him with one count of sexual assault by penetration against a 46-year-old woman. He has been bailed to appear at Bury and Rochdale Magistrates' Court on 12 June 2013.
"This decision is made in accordance with the Code for Crown Prosecutors. I have concluded that there is sufficient evidence for a realistic prospect of conviction and that it is in the public interest to prosecute this case.
"With criminal proceedings now underway, I would like to stress the importance of nothing being placed in the public domain that could prejudice a future trial. For these reasons, we will not be commenting further about the case at this time."
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