DIANE ABBOTT’S son has been accused of assaulting two police officers in an incident which took place last week.
James Adam Abbott-Thompson, allegedly assaulted two PC’s on Friday afternoon (November 29), when he went to visit a member of staff at the Foreign Office, a court has heard.
He was accused of spitting at and punching one officer and biting the thumb of another.
Abbott-Thompson was then arrested and charged with two counts of assault by beating and a public order offence.
According to his Linkedin page, Abbott-Thompson began working at the Foreign office in 2014 and was based in London for almost three years.
After working at the British Embassy in Rome he went on to a consultancy firm, which he has since left.
In a statement from Scotland Yard regarding the alleged incident, they said: “A man has been charged with assault following an incident at around 2.45pm on November 29 at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in King Charles Street, Westminster.
“James Adam Abbott-Thompson, 28, was charged on Sunday December 1 with two counts of assault by beating of an emergency services worker. He was further charged with an offence under Section 4 of the Public Order Act.”
Abbott-Thompson has been released on bail and denied all charges at a hearing in Westminster Magistrates Court on Monday (December 2). He will now have to undergo a trail at London Magistrates Court which will take place February 7, 2020.