Thursday 22 August 2019

Kevin Spacey investigated by UK police over second sexual assault allegation

The second allegation was made on Friday, police said.

Baby Driver European Premiere – London
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By Joe Nerssessian, Press Association Entertainment Reporter

Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey is being investigated by British police over a second alleged sexual assault, it is understood.

Officers from the Met Police’s child abuse and sexual offences command are looking into claims the House Of Cards star sexually assaulted a man in Lambeth in 2005.

The Met were already investigating an allegation of assault regarding Spacey against a different man in the same area in 2008.

The second allegation was made on Friday, police said.

The Met declined to identify the alleged attacker but said in a statement: “On Wednesday, November 1, City of London Police referred an allegation of sexual assault to the Metropolitan Police Service.

“It is alleged a man assaulted another man (Victim 1) in 2008 in Lambeth.

“On Friday, November 17 a further allegation was made about the same man.

“The allegations are of sexual assaults against a man (Victim 2) in 2005 in Lambeth.

“Officers from the Child Abuse and Sexual Offences Command are investigating.”

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