Football star Eric Cantona Arrested on Suspicion of Assault

Cantona was a popular Man United playe

Former Manchester United player Eric Cantona has been arrested at an address in North London following reports of an assault.


The Metropolitan Police have confirmed that a man was arrested at an address close to Chalk Farm Tube station, North London, on Wednesday.

A statement said: “Police were called to Regents Park Road, NW1, at 12.55pm on Wednesday March 12, 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.”

Frenchman Cantona was a popular Red Devils player, making 143 appearances for Manchester United between 1992 and 1997 and scoring 64 goals in total.

After retiring from football Cantona pursued a career in film, with roles in Elizabeth, French Film, and Looking for Eric.

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