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Eric Cantona arrested for alleged assault

Former Manchester United star Cantona arrested and cautioned for assaulting a man in London.

Eric Cantona has been arrested and cautioned for allegedly assaulting a man in London on Wednesday.

The Frenchman was taken into custody by Police following a lunchtime altercation in the city's trendy Primrose Hill area.

The victim did not require medical assistance but it is unclear whether he will press charges.

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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