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Football: Moyes investigated over wine bar 'assault'

Published on May 23, 2014 6:33 AM
 
Then Manchester United manager David Moyes reacts ahead of their English Premier League soccer match against Sunderland at The Stadium of Light in Sunderland, northern England, on Oct 5, 2013. Moyes was being investigated by police on Thursday over allegations he assaulted a man in a wine bar. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

LONDON (AFP) - Former Manchester United manager David Moyes was being investigated by police on Thursday over allegations he assaulted a man in a wine bar.

An incident between Moyes, 51, and a 23-year-old man is said to have happened in the Lancoo

ias reported that a 23-year-old local man had been assaulted by a 51-year old man. He did not require hospital treatment.

"There are a number of differing accounts which we need to work through to try to establish exactly what has happened. No-one has been arrested at this stage." The local newspaper, the Clitheroe Advertiser, reported that Moyes was having a drink with a friend when an "alleged minor scuffle" broke out in the bar.

 
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