A journalist from our rival newspaper the South London Press has admitted assaulting a senior Lambeth councillor at a glittering charity fundraiser.
Chief reporter Greg Truscott pushed Councillor Mark Bennett at the Mayor of Lambeth’s annual fundraising dinner, held on a cruise boat on the Thames on Wednesday, March 3.
He was cautioned by police after admitting an offence of common assault on the cabinet member for community safety, when interviewed at Brixton police station last Wednesday.
Lambeth Council has now banned him from all its buildings and events – including the town hall and the borough’s leisure centres.
Of course, it was on the blogs first…