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Jian Ghomeshi Charged With Sexual Assault

Former CBC radio host surrendered to Toronto police
By Jenn Gidman,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 26, 2014 10:14 AM CST
Jian Ghomeshi Charged With Sexual Assault
In this March 29, 2014, photo, Jian Ghomeshi arrives on the green carpet for the Juno Gala in Winnipeg, Manitoba.   (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Woods)

(Newser) – Jian Ghomeshi dropped his lawsuit against his former employer at the CBC; now police have picked him up. The former radio host today surrendered to local authorities, who confirmed to CTV News that Ghomeshi has been charged with sexual assault. Toronto police released a statement that said the 47-year-old has been charged with four counts of sexual assault and one count of overcome resistance - choking and that he'll appear in court this afternoon. (One accuser claims Ghomeshi used a stuffed bear during his assault on her.)

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