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Footballer Adam Johnson charged with under 16 sex offences

2015-04-23 16:45:32

Adam JohnsonAdam Johnson signed for Sunderland in August 2012

England and Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson has been charged with three offences of sexual activity with a child under 16.

The 27-year-old, from Castle Eden, County Durham, was initially arrested on 2 March.

He has also been charged with one offence of grooming. Durham Police had previously extended his bail for five weeks.

He will appear before Peterlee Magistrates' Court on 20 May.

Source: bbc.co.uk

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