Britain Actor Charged

February 15, 2013 - 9:30 AM
FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2012 file photo, British actor Michael Le Vell poses, in London. Police have charged a longtime star of the British soap opera "Coronation Street" with child sex offences including rape and indecent assault. Michael Le Vell, who has played mechanic Kevin Webster on the show for 30 years, faces 19 charges. Police say the charges relate to offences against a child between 2001 and 2010. He was originally arrested and questioned in 2011, but released without charge. Prosecutors said Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, they had overturned that decision. The 48-year-old actor, whose real name is Michael Turner, is due in court Feb. 27. (AP Photo/ Anthony Devlin/PA, File) UNITED KINGDOM OUT