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Eric Cantona Arrested For Assaulting A Man In London

The former Manchester United star is reported to have been cautioned for common assault.

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Eric Cantona was arrested in central London on Wednesday.

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The 47-year-old is believed to have been taken into custody following an altercation in Primrose Hill, the Telegraph reports.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman would not confirm the identity of the man arrested, but said: “Police were called to Regent's Park Road, NW1, at 12.55hrs on Wednesday, 12 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.”

It is currently unknown if the victim is planning to press charges.