A South London MP has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting his wife, a Conservative party spokesman confirmed.
Andrew Pelling won the Croydon Central seat in 2005
Andrew Pelling, 48, MP for Croydon Central, was held at his home in south London on Tuesday after police received a complaint from his wife Lucy.
Mr Pelling was released on bail later that night after being questioned.
The father-of-three, who is also a London Assembly member, won the Croydon Central seat in 2005. He was not available for comment.
A Metropolitan Police statement said: "A man in his 40s was arrested on September 18 at an address in south London in connection with allegations of assault.
"He was taken to a south London police station and was bailed to return on 1 October. The alleged victim is a female in her 20s."
The Conservative party spokesman confirmed details of the arrest but refused to comment further.