Premier League striker arrested

STOKE City have confirmed that striker Ricardo Fuller was arrested following an incident at a nightclub in the early hours of Sunday morning.

STOKE City have confirmed that striker Ricardo Fuller was arrested following an incident at a nightclub in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Fuller was accused of assaulting a 21-year-old man in the bar area of JFK nightclub, in Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent.

The victim suffered minor facial injuries but did not need hospital treatment, Staffordshire Police confirmed.

A statement on the Potters' official website said: “The club can confirm that Fuller was arrested in the early hours of Sunday morning following an incident in a nightclub in Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent. We will be making no further comment at this time.”


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A Staffordshire Police spokesman said: “At 1am on Sunday February 7, an incident occurred at JFK nightclub in Trinity Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, following which a 30-year-old male was arrested on suspicion of assault.

“He has been bailed pending further inquiries.

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“The incident is being fully investigated by Staffordshire Police and any witnesses to the incident are asked to contact police on 0300 1234455.”

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