Wednesday 22 January 2020

Flack on assault rap following 'domestic incident'

Love Island host Caroline Flack was arrested. Photo: PA
Love Island host Caroline Flack was arrested. Photo: PA

TV presenter Caroline Flack has been charged with assault after reports of a man being attacked.

The 40-year-old was charged yesterday with assault by beating, London's Metropolitan Police said.

She was arrested after an incident at around 5.25am on Thursday, according to a police statement.

The man, who was not named, was not seriously injured.

A Met spokeswoman confirmed Flack will appear on bail at Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court on Monday, December 23.


A London Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: "We were called yesterday at 5.28am to a residential address in Islington.

"We treated two people at the scene and took one person to hospital."

Flack has recently been pictured with her boyfriend, Lewis Burton (27), a former professional tennis player and model.

They have shared pictures with each other on their respective Instagram accounts.

Flack is known for hosting TV programmes including The X Factor, The Xtra Factor and I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! spin-off show Extra Camp.

In 2014 she won Strictly Come Dancing and since 2015 has hosted ITV2 real- ity show Love Island and its accompanying programme Aftersun.

The winter series of Love Island, filmed in South Africa, is due to start next month.

A spokesman for Flack said in a statement: "We confirm that police attended Caroline's home follow- ing a private domestic incident."

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