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Caroline Flack is 'co-operating with police' following arrest

She was charged with assault by beating on Friday

Caroline Flack, who was taken into police custody on Friday morning (December 13) following allegations of a dispute with her boyfriend Lewis Burton, is "co-operating" with the authorities.

The 40-year-old presenter was reportedly arrested and charged with assault by beating after the altercation with Lewis, 27.

Caroline recently celebrated her 40th birthday with Lewis (Credit: SplashNews.com)

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A spokesperson for Caroline has now told the BBC: "We confirm that police attended Caroline's home following a private domestic incident.

"She is co-operating with the appropriate people to resolve matters.

"We will not be making any further comment for legal reasons."

Caroline reportedly needed hospital treatment after accidentally cutting herself on broken glass during the alleged fight at her home.

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The incident is said to have taken place on Thursday (December 12) and The Sun newspaper reports that Caroline received an accidental injury and was treated by medical professionals.

She is co-operating with the appropriate people to resolve matters.

Confirming they had charged the TV presenter, a Met Police spokesperson said: "Caroline Flack, 40, of Islington was charged on Friday, 13 December with assault by beating.

"She will appear on bail at Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court on Monday, 23 December.

"This follows an incident at approximately 05:25hrs on Thursday, 12 December after reports of a man being assaulted. He was not seriously injured."

Caroline and Lewis were reportedly both treated by medical professionals (Credit: SplashNews.com)

The London Ambulance Service confirmed to the Daily Star that they treated two people at the scene.

"We were called yesterday (Thursday 12 December) 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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Caroline and Lewis have been in a relationship since July this year, and the couple recently became the subject of engagement rumours.

However, a representative for Caroline insisted in November the pair are "100 percent not engaged".

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