England rugby union international Danny Cipriani has been arrested at a nightclub in St Helier, his club Gloucester have confirmed.
Police say he has been charged with common assault, larceny, assault on police, resisting arrest and being disorderly on licensed premises.
The former Sale player will appear at Jersey Magistrates’ Court on Thursday morning.
The club said in a statement: “Gloucester Rugby are very aware of an incident involving Danny Cipriani in the early hours of Wednesday morning following an incident at a St Helier nightclub.
“He was arrested and has since been charged.
“He will appear at Jersey Magistrates Court at 10 a.m. tomorrow morning.”
Cipriani only joined Gloucester this summer after leaving Wasps and was in Jersey as part of the club’s pre-season preparations.