Caroline Flack: CPS defends move to drop Nicky Butt assault charge but not TV star's case Caroline Flack was awaiting trial for an alleged assault, but a similar charge was dropped against football star Nicky Butt.

Caroline Flack was awaiting trial for an alleged assault, but a similar charge was dropped against football star Nicky Butt.

The Crown Prosecution Service has defended its decision to pursue an assault charge against Caroline Flack, despite dropping a similar case against ex-Manchester United footballer Nicky Butt.

A CPS spokesman said on Wednesday it was "not appropriate" to draw comparisons between "unconnected cases" and that a decision on whether it is in the public interest to pursue an investigation is down to "individual circumstances".

He also maintained the two cases were different but gave no...
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2020-02-19 20:50
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