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Kerry Katona's estranged husband George Kay charged with assaulting her

The estranged husband of TV reality star and former singer Kerry Katona has been charged with allegedly assaulting her and possessing a prohibited weapon.

George Kay, 35, was arrested following the alleged incident at the couple’s home in Crowborough, East Sussex, on October 3.

The weapon charge relates to a Taser-style weapon disguised as a torch.

Kerry Katona and George Kay



He answered bail at the weekend and will appear at Brighton Magistrates’ Court on November 26.

A Sussex Police spokesman said: “Just after 6pm on Saturday, October 3, police were called to an address in Gorsedene Close to a report that a 35-year-old woman had allegedly been assaulted.

“George Kay, 35, a labourer of Hollybank Moore, Warrington, answered bail on Saturday evening (October 24) and was charged with assault by beating and possession of a prohibited weapon.”