Kevin Spacey charged with further sex offences

Actor Kevin Spacey leaves the Old Bailey in London
Actor Kevin Spacey leaves the Old Bailey in London

The charges include three counts of indecent assault, three counts of sexual assault and one count of causing a person to engage in sexual activity without consent

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Actor Kevin Spacey will be charged with a further seven sexual offences against one man between 2001 and 2004, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said.

Actor Kevin Spacey leaves the Old Bailey in London
Actor Kevin Spacey leaves the Old Bailey in London

The charges include three counts of indecent assault, three counts of sexual assault and one count of causing a person to engage in sexual activity without consent.

Rosemary Ainslie, head of the CPS Special Crime Division, said: “The CPS has authorised additional criminal charges against Kevin Spacey, 63, for a number of sexual assaults against one man between 2001 and 2004.

“The CPS has also authorised one charge of causing a person to engage in sexual activity without consent.

"The authority to charge follows a review of the evidence gathered by the Metropolitan Police in its investigation.

Court artist sketch of actor Kevin Spacey
Court artist sketch of actor Kevin Spacey

“The Crown Prosecution Service reminds all concerned that criminal proceedings against Mr Spacey are active and that he has the right to a fair trial.”

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