28/11/2003

Vinnie Jones charged over alleged air rage incident

Vinnie Jones, the former Wimbledon footballer turned Hollywood film star, has been charged today in relation to an alleged air rage incident on a flight to Japan.

Mr Jones, who appeared in the 1998 film 'Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels' and 'Gone In 60 Seconds', is alleged to have assaulted a passenger and used threatening language to a flight crew member whilst being drunk on the Virgin Atlantic flight from Heathrow on 1 June.

The actor, who has also appeared in a series of advertisements for Bicardi rum, is expected to appear before Uxbridge Magistrates Court on 5 December.

(gmcg)

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