Met officer charged with assault

A Metropolitan Police officer has been charged with assaulting someone at a police station .

Pc Rohan Scarlett, 46, is said to have committed the alleged offence on February 20 this year.

The officer will appear in court on Tuesday.

Pc Rohan Scarlett, a serving Met officer based in Lewisham borough, has been charged with the offence of assault by beating on 20 February 2013 in the rear yard of Islington police station, Tolpuddle Street, N1.

He has been bailed to appear at Highbury Corner Magistrates Court on Tuesday 28 May 2013.

The officer is suspended

– Scotland Yard statement