Police were pictured arriving in dramatic scenes before Caroline Flack was arrested and charged with assault by beating. Police confirmed they were called to an incident, believed to have involved her boyfriend, Lewis Burton, at her home in North London.
The Love Island presenter is due to appear in court later this month following an alleged incident at her £1million home, with new pictures showing police arriving to the scene.
In the snaps obtained by Daily Star, police are seen arriving to the property shortly after 5am, with eyewitnesses telling the publication that they were “shocked” to see the drama unfold.
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They report that an eyewitness saw officers enter Caroline’s home and Lewis was later seen being escorted to a police car.
He was treated for injuries and a man believed to be him was heard to tell officers: "Bruv, I was normal until I met her."
The bystander added: “There have been police outside since 5.30am and [Caroline's] boyfriend Lewis Burton has been taken away.
"There were six police cars including a van. I thought a criminal had escaped but then saw them running into her house. They were in there for over two hours."
Police later confirmed that the ITV star had been charged with assault by beating.
A man, believed to be Caroline’s former tennis player boyfriend, was treated for injuries after reports of a man being assaulted. Police confirmed he was not seriously injured.
A Met Police spokesman said: “Caroline Flack, 40, of Islington was charged on Friday, 13 December with assault by beating. She will appear on bail at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 23 December.
“This follows an incident at approximately 05:25hrs on Thursday, 12 December after reports of a man being assaulted. He was not seriously injured.
A London Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We were called yesterday (Thursday 12 December) at 5.28am to reports of a person unwell in Islington.
“We sent an ambulance to the scene and took a person to hospital.”
It is not known which hospital the man was taken to or if he has since been released.
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