Bristol PCSO Nicholas Pearce to face common assault charge
- 20 December 2013
- From the section Somerset
A police community support officer is to appear before magistrates to be charged with common assault over an alleged attack on a boy at a Bristol leisure centre.
Nicholas Pearce, 31, is alleged to have assaulted the 15-year-old at Downend Sports Centre on 22 June.
The charge follows an Avon and Somerset Police investigation into a complaint by the boy's family.
Mr Pearce is due to appear before Bristol magistrates at a later date.