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EastEnders: Kierston Wareing left upset after reportedly being assaulted in a pub
The actress, who shot to fame as Kirsty Branning in the BBC soap, said she had been left with a fractured arm and in need of physiotherapy after the alleged incident in Essex.
The 39-year-old is believed to be set to make a statement to police about the assault, which was allegedly filmed by fellow drinkers.
Kierston commented: "I was dancing with my friends and I was pushed at force to the bottom of the stairs and onto the dance floor.
"Then the bouncers picked me up and threw me out. I was left outside for half an hour and some girl started filming me, she claimed she was helping."
EastEnders: Kierston Wareing said she was pushed down a flight of stairs
EastEnders: Kierston Wareing played Kirsty Branning in the BBC soap
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I was quite upset and then to have someone start film you was so upsetting.
EastEnders' Kierston Wareing
Kierston continued during an interview with the Daily Mirror: "I didn’t realise my arm had been fractured, I just wanted my stuff, as I was worried about it getting stolen.
"I was quite upset and then to have someone start film you was so upsetting."
The TV star claimed that she had been targeted in the past, but her injuries had not been so severe.
EastEnders: Kierston Wareing said she was about to make a statement to police
EastEnders: Kierston Wareing left the soap back in 2014
Kierston added: "I have called the police and they have asked me to come in and make a statement. I feel like I should take it further… but I just want to get on with my life."
The soap regular played the secret wife of Max Branning (played by Jake Wood) in EastEnders until 2014, when her character was seen throwing divorce papers and her wedding ring at her spouse.
Kierston has since gone onto to land roles in BBC thriller Top Boy, A Hundred Streets alongside Idris Elba and she was nominated for a BAFTA for Ken Loach’s It’s A Free World.