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MP Eric Joyce charged with assault and criminal damage following an incident in Camden

PUBLISHED: 20:25 16 December 2014 | UPDATED: 20:30 16 December 2014

MP Eric Joyce who has been charged with two counts of common assault and one count of criminal damage following an incident in Camden (Pic credit: PA News)

MP Eric Joyce who has been charged with two counts of common assault and one count of criminal damage following an incident in Camden (Pic credit: PA News)

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MP Eric Joyce has today been charged with two counts of common assault and one count of criminal damage following an incident with a teenager in Camden.

The 54-year-old Falkirk MP, a former Labour politician, previously insisted that he was trying to detain the youth during the incident on October 17.

He will appear at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court on December 30.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said a 14-year-old boy who was arrested for possession of cannabis was later given a youth reprimand.

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