Teenage British actor Joshua Pascoe has been arrested in connection with an alleged sexual assault, according to a U.K. report.
The 16 year old, who stars as troubled Ben Mitchell in popular Bbc soap opera EastEnders, was questioned by detectives in Wimbledon, south London on Thursday (24May12), reports Britain's The Sun.
A spokesperson for Scotland Yard tells the publication, "A 16-year-old boy was arrested on May 24 in connection with an allegation of sexual assault. He has been bailed to return to a North London police station on July 31."
A Bbc spokesman states, "We are aware of the allegations."
No further details about the alleged incident were available as WENN went to press.