An Arsenal player has been assaulted after a football match at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

The incident took place after the match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday, January 15.

Joseph Watts, 35, was charged on Tuesday, January 17 with assault by beating, going onto an area adjacent to playing area and throwing a missile onto a football playing area, according to the Met.

Both are contrary to the Football (Offences) Act 1991.

He is due to appear at Highbury Magistrates' Court on Friday, February 17.

The Met's Football Investigations Team were assisted in their enquiries by Tottenham Hotspur Football Club.

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