Ex-Coronation Street star Bruno Langley admits sex assaults on two women

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Bruno Langley court case

Ex-Coronation Street star Bruno Langley grabbed a woman by the crotch and touched a second victim on her "boobs and bum", a court heard today as he admitted two counts of sexual assault.

Langley, 34, was drunk and in the Band in Wall music venue in Manchester the early hours of October 1, when he touched the two women, Manchester Magistrates' Court was told.

The actor who left the ITV soap in the wake of the allegations after playing Todd Grimshaw for more than a decade, the soap's first openly gay character, stood in the dock and pleaded guilty.

The court heard he also sexually touched two other women on the same night, but was not charged with offences concerning those women, Karen Saffman, prosecuting, told the court.

Langley, whose family members wiped back tears after his guilty pleas were entered, was told he could face a possible jail sentence.

But district judge Mark Hadfield asked for a probation report to be prepared on Tuesday before he decides whether he will sentence Langley or whether the case needs to be sent to Manchester Crown Court where the defendant could face a longer sentence.