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Comedian Roy 'Chubby' Brown on assault charge

Roy "Chubby" Brown
The comedian's real name is Royston Vasey

Comedian Roy "Chubby" Brown is to face a charge of assaulting a woman.

The comic, whose real name is Royston Vasey, is alleged to have committed the offence in a car park in Wilson Street, Middlesbrough, on 2 September.

The 64-year-old is to appear before Teesside Magistrates' Court charged with common assault on Wednesday.

The comic, who was born in the town, was listed to appear before magistrates earlier this week but the case was adjourned.

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