London-based celebrity photographer has appeared in court on a charge of attempted rape.

A London-based photographer has appeared in court on a charge of attempted rape.

NEWS UPDATE 14 SEPTEMBER

Lee Christopher Cropper, 30, of Tottenham, London N4 appeared at Wood Green Crown Court on 20 May for a preliminary hearing.

He is next due to appear at Wood Green Crown Court on 15 July for a plea and case management hearing.

The photographer was remanded in police custody.

Police say the photographer was arrested on 12 May and has been charged with attempted rape and a sexual assault on a woman.

On 25 May, a bail application in Cropper’s absence was refused by Judge Darling at Wood Green Crown Court.

It is understood that Cropper’s clients include several celebrities.