Craig McLachlan charged

Craig McLachlan charged

The ABC is reporting that Craig McLachlan has been charged with assault and sex offences by Victoria Police.

Victoria Police confirmed to the ABC that sex crime detectives charged a 53-year-old NSW man with one count of common law assault, eight counts of indecent assault, and one count of attempted indecent assault.

According the the ABC Mr McLachlan was charged on summons to appear at Melbourne Magistrates' Court on February 8, 2019.

According to the Sydney Morning Herald a spokesman for McLachlan said the actor is innocent. "Craig is innocent of these charges which will be vigorously defended," the spokesman said.

Read our coverage of McLachlan's resignation from the Rocky Horrow show last year.