ENGLAND CRICKET ACE BEN ‘ASSAULT’ ARREST
ENGLAND cricket star Ben Stokes has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting another man on a night out in Bristol.
The 26-year-old all-rounder has been axed from today’s squad for the latest one-dayer against West Indies.
He was celebrating Sunday’s victory over the tourists with batsman Alex Hales when the incident happened.
Stokes was thrown in a cell overnight but released without charge in the morning while investigations continued.
A police statement said they were called to a disorder in Queens Road, Clifton, at 2.35am on Monday.
It went on: “A 27-year-old man was found to have suffered facial injuries and was taken to the Bristol Royal Infirmary for treatment.
“A 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm and has been released under investigation.” BUST-UP: Stokes was thrown into police cell