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John Leslie questioned over alleged sexual assault in Edinburgh

John Leslie

Police in Edinburgh are investigating a report of a sexual assault on a woman earlier this week.

It is understood former television presenter John Leslie is being questioned in connection with the inquires.

The former Blue Peter, This Morning and Wheel of Fortune host presents a show on local radio station Forth 2.

A spokeswoman for the station's parent company Bauer Media said it would not comment on the matter.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "Police in Edinburgh are investigating a report of a sexual assault of a 22-year-old woman, which took place between the evening of Thursday 19 November and the morning of Friday 20 November in Edinburgh.

"Inquiries are currently ongoing."

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