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EastEnders star Jessie Wallace arrested for ‘attacking police officer’

EastEnders star Jessie Wallace, 50, is arrested for ‘attacking a police officer outside club after boozy night out’

  • EastEnders actress Jessie Wallace was arrested in Bury St Edmunds yesterday
  • 50-year-old actress was detained on suspicion of assaulting a police officer 
  • Suffolk Police also arrested her on suspicion of drunk and disorderly conduct 
  • Wallace was then released without charge after receiving conditional caution

EastEnders actress Jessie Wallace has been arrested after allegedly attacking a police officer outside a nightclub while drunk.

The star was detained in the early hours of yesterday on suspicion of assaulting a police officer as well as drunk and disorderly conduct in Bury St Edmunds.

But 50-year-old Wallace, who is known for playing Kat Slater in the BBC soap, was then released without charge by Suffolk Police after receiving a conditional caution.

Jessie Wallace (left) at a party in Hackney after the British Soap Awards in London on June 11

Jessie Wallace, pictured at the National Television Awards at The O2 in London in January 2019

Jessie Wallace, pictured at the National Television Awards at The O2 in London in January 2019

Wallace is known for playing Kat Slater in the BBC soap EastEnders (pictured in August 2021)

Wallace is known for playing Kat Slater in the BBC soap EastEnders (pictured in August 2021)

Wallace was out at Flex nightclub at Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk on Saturday night (file picture)

Wallace was out at Flex nightclub at Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk on Saturday night (file picture)

Wallace was at Flex nightclub in Bury St Edmunds after watching a Madness gig at Thetford Forest in Brandon on Saturday, where she posed for photographs with fans.

A Suffolk Police spokesman said: ‘A 50-year-old woman was arrested early on Sunday morning in St Andrew’s Street, Bury St Edmunds, on suspicion of assaulting a police officer / drunk and disorderly conduct and was released without charge after receiving a conditional caution.’

The force would not confirm she was arrested, while neither her agent nor manager responded to a request for comment. The arrest was first reported by The Sun.

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