VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — In a story Aug. 6 about the European Tour suspending Thorbjorn Olesen pending the outcome of a police investigation, The Associated Press reported that the charges against Olesen included allegations that he assaulted a female passenger while she slept. The charges by Metropolitan Police in London specify only sexual assault, being drunk on an aircraft and common assault. British newspapers The Sun and The Independent reported the victim was a sleeping female passenger.
A corrected version of the story is below:
European Tour suspends Olesen pending assault investigation
European Tour suspends Thorbjorn Olesen pending airline assault investigation
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — The European Tour has suspended Thorbjorn Olesen pending the investigation into his arrest and charges of being drunk on an aircraft and sexual assault.