Crystal Palace's Jason Puncheon on weapon charge
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A Crystal Palace footballer, Midfielder Jason Puncheon has been charged with carrying a weapon after a fight near a Surrey nightclub.
He was arrested after the disturbance near the Mishiko bar on Church Street, Reigate.
The 31-year-old was arrested in the early hours of Sunday.
He was later charged with possession of an offensive weapon, common assault, and a public order offence of causing fear or provocation of violence.
He has been released on bail to appear at Guildford Magistrates' Court on 5 January.
Crystal Palace has declined to comment.
Details to follow.