The defendant faced a three count indictment alleging Rape, Assault by Penetration and Robbery. He was accused of locking an escort in his house before forcing himself on her. It was alleged that he was drunk, under the influence of class A drugs and had attempted to strangle the complainant. Following a 7 day trial at Woolwich Crown Court he was found not guilty of all counts. Michael was instructed by Chris Carter of Peter Bonner and Co.