(Reuters) – Fourth-tier English membership Bristol Rovers’ supervisor Joey Barton is because of seem in court docket on Monday after he was charged with assault by beating, the Metropolitan Police stated.
The police stated the cost was associated to an incident that happened at a residential property in Kew, southwest London, final month wherein a girl suffered a head harm.
“Joseph Barton, 38 (2.9.82), of Widnes, is because of seem on bail on Monday 26 July at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Courtroom charged with assault by beating,” the Met Police stated in a press release.
“The cost pertains to an incident which happened at a residential property in Kew on Wednesday 2 June wherein a girl acquired a head harm. London Ambulance Service didn’t attend.”
Bristol Rovers didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.
Barton beforehand performed for Manchester Metropolis, Newcastle United, Queens Park Rangers and Burnley within the Premier League.
(Reporting by Manasi Pathak in Bengaluru; Enhancing by Alex Richardson)