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Caroline Flack charged with assault

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The Love Island presenter will appear in court on Monday December 23.

Caroline Flack

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

The 40-year-old was charged on Friday with assault by beating, the Metropolitan Police said.

She was arrested after an incident at approximately 5.25am on Thursday December 12, according to a police statement.

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

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

A London Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “We were called yesterday (Thursday December 12) at 5.28am to a residential address in Islington.

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

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The presenter 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.

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You can leave your hat on … @mrlewisburton

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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.

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

The winter series of Love Island is due to start in January in South Africa.

ITV declined to comment.

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