Eric Cantona arrested after assaulting a man in London on Wednesday 8 years ago

Eric Cantona arrested after assaulting a man in London on Wednesday

Former Manchester United striker Eric Cantona has been arrested and cautioned after assaulting a man in London.

The incident occurred in the trendy Primrose Hill area on Wednesday at lunchtime, and it is currently known if the victim – who did not need medical assistance – will press charges.

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The Metropolitan Police said in a statement: "Police were called to Regents Park Road, NW1, at 12.55pm on Wednesday 12th March, following reports of an assault.

"Officers from Camden Borough attended and a man in his mid-40s was arrested on suspicion of common assault.

"He was taken into custody and subsequently cautioned for common assault.

"The victim, a man, did not require medical assistance at the scene."

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