Exeter City star Jevani Brown, 28, charged with assaulting a woman as club suspends him from play

EXETER City striker Jevani Brown has been suspended from play after he was charged with assaulting a woman.

Brown, 28, is now set to face court after he was charged with assault by beating.

Jevani Brown has been dropped after he was charged with assaulting a womanRex

The club’s top striker has now been dropped by Exeter.

Police were called out to the Queens Street area of Exeter city centre during the early hours of February 2, following reports that a woman had been assaulted.

Officers then made an arrest. Brown, who has played for Jamaica, has now been charged with assault by beating.

The club shared a statement on social media which read: “Exeter City Football Club is aware of the charge made against Jevani Brown.

“As this is a legal matter, we are unable to make any comment until legal proceedings have been concluded.

“He will not be selected to play during this period.”

A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police said: “Police were called to Queens Street, Exeter in the early hours of Thursday 2 February following reports of a female having been assaulted in the area.

“Officers attended and an arrest was made.

“Police have since charge a man in connection to this incident.
Jevani Jason Brown, aged 28, originally from Luton but currently residing in Exeter, has been charged with assault by beating.

“He has been released on bail and is due to appear before Exeter Magistrates Court on Thursday 16 February.”

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