Tottenham defender Ledley King arrested following allegations of assault

10 May 2009 09:43
The Tottenham captain is reportedly being questioned over an alleged assault on another man in Soho.

A Scotland Yard spokeswoman said: "A 28-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of ABH following an allegation of assault made by a man in his 20s."

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The victim is understood to have refused medical treatment following the alleged incident outside Punk nightclub in Soho Street.

The venue, formerly known as Nightclub Pop, attracts a VIP crowd with guests including Kate Moss and Lily Allen and offers table bookings with a minimum spend of £500, according to its website.

A statement from Tottenham read: "The club is aware of an incident involving Ledley King in the early hours of Sunday morning.

"We await details and information and it would be inappropriate to make any further comment at this time."

King, 28, who joined Tottenham in 1998, played in their Premier League game at the weekend which saw his side draw 0-0 against Everton.

Since his arrival at White Hart Lane he has made over 250 appearances for the club and scored 12 goals.

The defender also has 19 England caps and was a member of England's Euro 2004 squad.


Source: Telegraph

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