Nanny Poison Charge

A nanny appeared in court today charged with attempting to poison Ann Summers boss Jacqueline Gold by contaminating her food with screen wash.


Allison Cox, 33, was hired by the underwear tycoon - reputed to be worth #180 million - to look after her child Scarlett at her mansion in Whyteleafe, Surrey.

The allegations are believed to have come to light after Ms Gold, 50, became concerned about the taste of food prepared by her chef.

Cox of East Grinstead, West Sussex, was charged on December 17 with three counts of administering poison with intent to annoy.

She did not enter pleas when she appeared at Redhill Magistrates' Court today and was granted unconditional bail to appear at Guildford Crown Court on January 20, a court spokesman said.

Recently Played Tracks

On Radio: Sian Welby

7pm - 10pm

Email the show

Text 'HEART' to 82122

Sian Welby

On TV: Only Number 1s: '90 - '99

7pm - 11pm

Watch heart TV

  • Wet Wet Wet Love Is All Around



  • Prince The Most Beautiful Girl In The World



  • Take That Everything Changes



  • D:Ream Things Can Only Get Better



More On Heart