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Community order for ex-Corrie star Bruno Langley after he admits sex assaults

Langley pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual assault at Manchester Magistrates’ Court after admitting grabbing the crotch of his victims.

Ex-Coronation Street star Bruno Langley was given a 12-month community order for sexually molesting women in a club while drunk.

Langley pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual assault at Manchester Magistrates’ Court after admitting grabbing the crotch of his victims.

But he also grabbed the crotch of a third woman and touched the “boobs and bum” of a fourth woman, but was not charged over those assaults, the court heard.

The 34-year-old, from Altrincham, Cheshire, left the ITV soap in the wake of the allegations following the assaults in the early hours of October 1, at the Band On The Wall music venue in Manchester.

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Coronation Street actor Bruno Langley. (Peter Powell/PA)

Langley, the father of a 10-year-old boy, who had played Todd Grimshaw for more than a decade in the soap, had personal issues with alcohol, which explained his “despicable” behaviour that night, his solicitor told the court.

Langley was sentenced to a 12 month community order, including a 40 days rehabilitation activity, a 12 week, 7am to 7pm curfew order, ordered to pay £250 to each of his two victims and must sign the Sex Offenders’ Register for the next five years.

Passing sentence District Judge Mark Hadfield told him: “On that evening your conduct was quite disgraceful and degrading.

“Both of the victims would have been extremely shocked and upset as a result of your conduct.

“The fact that you were heavily intoxicated is not mitigation, it is a further aggravating feature.

“The consequences are serious for all concerned, the two victims but also for you.

“You have lost your good name and I know nothing of showbusiness but I imagine in the current climate I suspect it may be very difficult for you to gain employment in that industry in the future.”

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