Published Thursday, 13 March 2014
Cantona was cautioned for assault of a man. (© PA)
The 47-year-old former Manchester United player was detained by police in London after he was seen drinking at a pub in leafy Primrose Hill on Wednesday.
A statement from Scotland Yard said: "Police were called to Regent's Park Road at 12.55pm on Wednesday, March 12, following reports of an assault. Officers from Camden borough attended and a man in his mid-40s was arrested on suspicion of common assault."
Cantona was taken into police custody and cautioned over the incident. Detectives added that victim, who was a man, did not require medical assistance at the scene.
The ex-France international's agent in Paris refused to comment on the matter.
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