Monday, June 4, 2012

JOEY BARTON ARRESTED ON SUSPICION OF AFFRAY AFTER ALTERCATION OUTSIDE NIGHTCLUB IN LIVERPOOL - PA SOURCES

QPR midfielder Joey Barton has been arrested on suspicion of affray after an altercation outside a nightclub in Liverpool, sources said.

Barton, 29, was involved in trouble in the early hours of Monday while on a night out with his girlfriend in Liverpool city centre.

Two men, aged 21 and from the Old Swan area of Liverpool, were arrested on suspicion of a public order offence at around 5:30am at the scene of the incident, outside Garlands nightclub in the city. But after they were held in custody and questioned, Barton and a 20-year-old man were also arrested on Monday afternoon.

All have been bailed pending further inquiries, apart from Barton, who remains in police custody where he will be questioned by officers. Read More