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Cleared of 'sex assault'


Chris Evans, right, with Matt LeBlanc in February (AP)

Police have ended their investigation into claims of sexual assault with the aid of former Top Gear presenter Chris Evans.

The Metropolitan Police confirmed the case has been closed as a result of insufficient proof.

Radio and TV famous person Evans had been accused of bullying a former colleague who rejected his advances.

However his agent Michael Foster mentioned: “The Metropolitan Police have tested that the grievance has been investigated, nevertheless it fails to satisfy the evidential take a look at to warrant from now on motion. Case is dropped.”

A police commentary read: “An allegation of non-recent sexual assault was made to police on Monday, 23 May Sixteen. The allegation used to be made by way of a girl against a man. It associated to incidents in Tower Hamlets within the Nineties.

“The matter was investigated by using officers from the Sexual Offences, Exploitation and Kid Abuse Command.

“As Of Late, Thursday 28 July 2016, a person in his 50s was interviewed under caution by means of police at an East London police constructing.

“The Decision was made through the police that there was inadequate evidence to proceed.”

He is believed to have been questioned by means of professional officers from the Met’s sexual offences group As Of Late.

Married Evans, 50, had prior described the accusations as a “witch hunt”.

He stated: “All these bullying claims and other allegations are Simply ridiculous.”

Alternatively, in May, Evans’ one-time business partner and radio sidekick John Revell mentioned the DJ was in a position to bullying and once left a Radio 2 convey producer in tears. Revell brought: “He’s out of keep watch over.”

The information comes on the end of a foul week for Evans. Just final week Evans was spotted swigging from a bottle of cognac and urinating along side the motorway, and two days previous, Chris used to be spotted on my own at a London pub studying a self-assist novel.

The Sunday Replicate published that the DJ used to be pressured to disclaim claims to friends that his marriage was in trouble.

The Radio 2 DJ had also received a barrage of terrible press since it used to be introduced he can be taking on as presenter of Prime Tools.

After a string of terrible ratings for the relaunched show, Evans quit saying “I gave it my best shot on occasion your easiest will not be sufficient”.

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