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Gazza admits drunken assault

Former England football star Paul Gascoigne admitted common assault and drunk and disorderly charges linked to an incident at a railway station when he appeared at Stevenage Magistrates Court today.

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Gazza charges: Assault and being drunk and disorderly

The former Newcastle United and Tottenham midfielder, who lives in Gateshead, was arrested after officers were called to the station at about 10.30pm and was later released on police bail.

Following a BTP investigation, a file was forwarded to us to consider whether any criminal charges could be brought against the 46-year-old man.

Having carefully reviewed all of the available evidence, Thames and Chiltern CPS authorised officers from BTP to charge the man with common assault and being drunk and disorderly.

– Baljit Ubhey, the Chief Crown Prosecutor for Thames and Chiltern CPS.

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