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Nanny in court on Ann Summers boss poison charge

  • 20 January 2011
  • From the section England
Jacqueline Gold
Jacqueline Gold hired Allison Cox to look after her daughter

A West Sussex nanny has made a second court appearance charged with trying to poison Ann Summers boss Jacqueline Gold by lacing her food with screen wash.

Allison Cox, 33, is accused of three counts of administering poison with intent to annoy.

She was hired by multi-millionaire lingerie and sex toy tycoon Ms Gold, 50, to look after her child at her home in Whyteleafe, Surrey.

Ms Cox, of East Grinstead, will next appear in court on 3 February.

She was bailed following her first appearance at Redhill Magistrates' Court on 5 January.

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