Exeter City striker Jevani Brown has been suspended from playing after being charged with assaulting a woman.
Brown, 28, is scheduled to appear in court after being charged with assault by beating.
The club’s top striker has now been dropped by Exeter.
During the early hours of February 2, police were called to the Queens Street area of Exeter city centre after reports of an assault on a woman.
Officers then made an arrest. Brown, who has represented Jamaica, has now been charged with assault by beating.
“Exeter City Football Club is aware of the charge made against Jevani Brown,” the club said in a statement posted on social media.
“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.”