Former Coronation Street star Bruno Langley has been reported to police, after he allegedly tried to 'woo a 15-year-old,' The Sun reports.
According to the tabloid, the mother of the 15-year-old girl is said to have told police that Bruno called the girl "beautiful" and asked if she was single, despite allegedly knowing her age.
The actor, who played Todd Grimshaw in the soap, reportedly approached the girl in a gym, and later found her online.
The girl told The Sun: "He asked my age. It creeped me out. I walked away but he kept following."
She alleges he found her on Twitter, and wrote: "You're absolutely beautiful. Are you single?"
The girl told her mum of the incident after Bruno was recently found guilty of sexual assault. According to The Sun, police are "assessing it".
Speaking to The Sun about the alleged incident, Bruno said: "Over the years as an actor I have had hundreds of people that approach me and want to speak to me, and I also get many messages through social media.
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"I have no recollection of an exchange that The Sun state happened over two years ago.
"I would not have conversed with a girl in the manner The Sun alleges, if I knew she was under the age of 16.
"I have never been contacted by any authority about an allegation of this nature.".
Last month, the 34-year-old actor pleaded guilty to sexual assault, and was given a 12-month community order and put on the sex offenders' register.
Manchester magistrates court was told that Bruno grabbed one woman by the crotch and touched a second on her "boobs and bum" nwhilst drunk at a Manchester music venue.
In a statement released by his publicist after the court hearing, Bruno said: "I have absolutely no memory of what happened because of excessive alcohol consumption and it was for this reason that I behaved completely out of character," he said. "However, I take full responsibility for my actions that night.
"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."
It was also announced that Todd Grimshaw, who Bruno played for the last 16 years, would be written out of the soap.
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