Actor Joshua Pascoe, known for playing the role of Ben Mitchell in Eastenders, has now been arrested with alleged sexual assault. Media reports claimed that the 16 year old actor was questioned by the officers in south London on May 24, 2012 and was later freed on bail.
Sources have revealed that the mother of the actor is very upset and that fact that he is just 16 years old due to which his arrest has upset the whole family. According to Met police, “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.”
On May 25, 2012 a spokesperson from BBC said that they were aware of all the allegations. Joshua in the year 2010, first appeared as the son of Phil Mitchell on the soap. The actor was the fourth actor to play the role of a troubled teen named Ben.
In the soap Ben was kidnapped and was abused by his father’s girlfriend and clashed with his father for being homosexual. After the separation of the actor’s parents, he has been living with his father Gary in south London.