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F1 heiress Tamara Ecclestone's husband charged with assisting an offender

Published 21/02/2016

Jay Rutland and Tamara Ecclestone pictured at the premiere of The Expendables 3 in London
Jay Rutland and Tamara Ecclestone pictured at the premiere of The Expendables 3 in London

The husband of Formula One heiress Tamara Ecclestone has been charged with assisting an offender.

Jay Rutland, who is son-in-law to F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone, is accused of committing the offence that dates back 2010.

The couple married in 2013 and have a young daughter.

Rutland, 34, of Kensington, west London, was arrested and charged with assisting an offender on Wednesday.

A Metropolitan Police spokeswoman said he was bailed to appear at Thames Magistrates' Court on in 16 March.

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