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A total of 10 charges have been slapped on to a police constable after he was arrested on Sunday for assault .

Constable John Flavien who has been in the service for over 20 years, was arrested after officers attached to the Rodney Bay police station responded to a report of two men fighting at Reduit Beach.

It is alleged that during the altercation, the officers who responded to the report, including a corporal of police was assaulted by Constable Flavien.

On Tuesday, September 9, 2014, ten (10) charges were preferred against Constable Flavien.  The charges include six (6) counts of assault, one (1) count of harm, one (1) count of damage to property, one (1) count of disorderly behavior and one (1) count of resisting arrest.

Bail was set in the sum of $500.00 on each count of assault, $2,000.00 on the count of harm, $500.00 on the count of damage to property, $1,000.00 on the count of disorderly behavior and $2,000.00 on the count of resisting arrest. The bail amounts could either be cash or suitable surety.  

He is required to report to the Beat and Patrol Division once a week and to surrender all travelling documents. He is scheduled to make a court appearance before the First District Court in Gros Islet on September 18, 2014 for case management.
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