Published Friday, 28 March 2014
Corrie actress Barbara Knox was arrested by police. (© Ken McKay)
Barbara Knox, who is 80, was held at a police station in Knutsford, Cheshire, before being bailed.
Earlier her daughter, 56-year-old Maxine Ashcroft, was also arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.
A Cheshire Police spokesperson said: "An 80-year-old woman from Knutsford arrived at Knutsford police station and was also arrested on suspicion of drink-driving.
"She was bailed pending further inquiries."
Ms Knox has played newsagent Rita in Coronation Street for over 40 years.
A spokeswoman for the soap has said the arrest was a personal matter.
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