Musician charged with six counts of sexual assault

Musician Rex Orange County, aka Alexander O'Connor, has been charged with six times of sexually assaulting a woman

On June 1, the 24-year-old allegedly assaulted the woman twice in London's West End and then four times the next day.

The woman is reputedly over the age of 16.

O'Connor appears at Southwark Crown Court on 10 October

He pleaded not guilty to all six charges and was released on unconditional bail.

The musician said in a statement issued to the press. "Due to ongoing proceedings he is unable to comment further"

A provisional trial date has been set for 3 January 2023.