FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2011 file photo, Paul Gascoigne attends the English Premier League soccer match between Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur at St James' Park, Newcastle, England. Former England midfielder Paul Gascoigne has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman on board a train. Gascoigne is to appear at a nearby court on Dec. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell, File)

Gascoigne charged with sexually assaulting a woman on train

November 19, 2018 - 7:42 am

LONDON (AP) — Former England midfielder Paul Gascoigne has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman on board a train.

The 51-year-old Gascoigne, who has struggled with alcohol and mental-health problems, was arrested at Durham station on Aug. 20.

British Transport Police say Gascoigne "was charged via postal requisition with one count of sexual assault by touching."

Gascoigne is to appear at a nearby court on Dec. 11.

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