Soap actor facing rape charge

Posted on: 9:17 am, May 2, 2013, by

William Roache, the world’s longest serving soap actor, was charged on Wednesday with two counts of raping an underage girl decades ago.

The 81-year-old actor appears on the long-running British soap opera “Coronation Street”.

The crime allegedly happened with the girl was 15 back in 1967.

Roache has proclaimed his innocence.

Read more at Reuters.