Cantona arrested for common assault

Published Thursday, 13 March 2014
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Football star Eric Cantona has been arrested for common assault.

Cantona arrested for common assault
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.

© UTV News
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Adrian in Coleraine wrote (139 days ago):
Ooooo aghhhh aghhh ohhh cantona lol
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