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Coronation Street's Michael Le Vell charged with child rape

2013-02-15 02:21:05

Michael Le Vell

Coronation Street actor Michael Le Vell has been charged with a string of sex offences, including raping a child.

Greater Manchester Police said he is also accused of indecently assaulting a child and sexual activity with a child.

The actor, who plays Kevin Webster in the ITV1 soap, faces a total of 19 charges relating to crimes allegedly committed between 2001 and 2010.

Mr Le Vell, 48, is due to appear before magistrates in Manchester on Wednesday 27 February.

Source: bbc.co.uk

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