Former Neighbours and Home and Away star charged with eight counts of indecent assault 4 months ago

Former Neighbours and Home and Away star charged with eight counts of indecent assault

He appeared in 800 episodes of Neighbours.

Actor Craig McLachlan has been charged with one count of common assault and eight counts of indecent assault by police in Australia.

McLachlan was charged with the offences by a sex crime unit in the city of Melbourne. He will appear in court on 8 February to face the charges.

The specifics of the charges have not been made public.

McLachlan is well known for his time on the Australian soap opera Neighbours, where he played Henry Ramsay — the brother of Kylie Minogue's character Charlene. He also appeared as Grant Mitchell in Home and Away for two years.

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According to the BBC, a spokesman for Mr McLachlan told local media: "Craig is innocent of these charges which will be vigorously defended."