Lewis left girlfriend Audrey Roberts (Sue Nicholls) devastated in summer 2010 by fleeing Weatherfield after scamming Peter Barlow (Chris Gascoyne) at the bookies.
However, an upcoming storyline on the soap will see Lewis decide to finally face the music on Coronation Street after bumping into Audrey and her daughter Gail (Helen Worth) at a country pub.
Havers told Inside Soap of his return: "Lewis is a changed man. He's back to apologise and repay the debts he owes. He returns the money he took from Peter at the bookies, and even adds an extra thousand pounds by way of compensation.
"Lewis feels desperately bad about what he did, and he's going to be quite busy saying sorry over the next few weeks."
Pondering whether Lewis really has turned over a new leaf, the actor continued: "There's always the danger Lewis could fall back into his old ways - and he is down to his last penny. But at the moment, Lewis is trying his hardest and has no ulterior motive - just an awful lot of ice to break instead!"
Coronation Street airs Lewis's return episode on Friday, February 17 at 8.30pm on ITV1.
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