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David Moyes being investigated over assault claim

David Moyes is being investigated over allegations of assault in a wine bar. Picture: Getty Images

David Moyes is being investigated over allegations of assault in a wine bar. Picture: Getty Images

FORMER Manchester United manager David Moyes is being investigated by Lancashire police over an allegation of assault following an incident in a wine bar, sources said.

An incident between Moyes, 51, and a 23-year-old man is said to have happened in Clitheroe, Lancashire, at about 10pm yesterday.

A spokesman for Lancashire Constabulary said: “Police are investigating a report of an assault at the Emporium wine bar in Clitheroe.

“Officers attended the bar at about 10pm yesterday and it was reported that a 23-year-old local man had been assaulted by a 51-year old man. He did not require hospital treatment.

“Inquiries are ongoing and we are speaking to a number of people to try to establish the circumstances.

“There are a number of differing accounts which we need to work through to try to establish exactly what has happened. No-one has been arrested at this stage.”

 
 
 

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