Sunderland defender Titus Bramble has been charged with two counts of sexual assault and one of urinating in public, following accusations levelled at him in late September.
The alleged offences were reported by two separate women, one of whom states that the offending incident took place in a taxi, and the other stating that it took place in a nightclub. Bramble is said to be “shocked” that he has been charged.
His lawyer Phil Smith released a statement saying Bramble “vehemently denies these charges and will be vigorously contesting them." When contacted for information concerning the arrest Cleveland police said "A 30-year-old man from Wynyard has been charged by police with two counts of sexual assault and urinating in a public place and will appear at Teesside Magistrates' Court on November 10.
"The man was arrested in the early hours of Wednesday September 28 on suspicion of sexual assault and possession of a Class A drug.
"He was re-arrested on suspicion of sexual assault on October 14 after a second allegation was made.
"He has been released with no further action on suspicion of possession of a Class A drug."
The former Newcastle and England Under-21 player was suspended immediately following the allegations, with Sunderland investigating the matter. He is set to appear at Teeside Magistrates’ Court on November 10th.
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