Australian Olympic rower to answer bail today after arrest
Newsdesk • Published 3 Aug 2012 06:30
AN AUSTRALIAN rower competing at Eton Dorney on Wednesday was arrested in the early hours of yesterday (Thursday) morning.
Josh Booth, 21, was arrested in Egham High Street after police were called at 1.40am following reports of criminal damage.
Officers arrived to discover two windows had been smashed.
The rower, who is part of the men's eight team, was taken into custody at Staines Police Station where he fainted and hit his head and had to be taken to St Peter's Hospital in Chertsey for medical treatment.
He was bailed to return to Staines Police Station today (Friday).
This article appeared in Slough Observer 03 Aug 12