Langley avoided a jail sentence after carrying out an attack on two women at a Manchester venue after appearing in court on Tuesday. Initially it was reported that some or all of his outstanding scenes would be rewritten or refilmed to write him out of the show. PA However it is understood that the scenes he had previously filmed will still be used, with his character - Todd Grimshaw - making his last appearance on Christmas Eve.
A court heard how a year-old drunkenly grabbed the women by the crotch during a night out at Band On The Wall in the city centre at around 1am on October 1. He was said to have also molested two others at the venue although these women never came forward to make a formal complaint. For years Langley was a household name for his role as Todd Grimshaw. Read More Live from court: Coronation Street star Bruno Langley avoids jail to sexually assaulting two women He had faced a possible jail sentence but District Judge Mark Hadfield instead handed the actor a month community order.
His mother and other members of his family watched from the public gallery as he was handed 40 days of rehabilitation activity as part of the order and was made the subject of a week electronically monitored curfew. Daily Mirror Langley left the show following his arrest last month. Following the case, the actor, who has a son aged ten, released a statement saying: Since this incident I have been dealing with, and confronting some personal issues that I have never addressed, and I am also getting help for an alcohol problem, so that this does not ever happen again.
On a number of occasions you sexually assaulted females whilst being on licensed premises. As she made her way back towards the stair Langley grabbed her in the crotch, the court heard. At the time Langley was stood with two friends, a male and a female, the court heard. The male friend is said to have told the woman victim of the assault: The second victim had told him to stop but Langley proceeded to approach a third woman and grab her breasts and rear, the court heard.
Langley, of Sandiway Place in Altrincham, admitted two charges of sexual assault. He said children had not witnessed the attacks and he said there had been no violence towards his victims. ITV bosses declined to comment on the conviction today. Like us on Facebook.