David Moyes investigated in alleged assault

The former Manchester United manager was reportedly involved in an incident Wednesday evening, though his identity has not been confirmed by police.
Former Manchester United manager David Moyes is reportedly being investigated by police over an alleged assault at a bar in Lancashire, England.

Moyes is understood to have been involved in an altercation at the Emporium wine bar in Clitheroe on Wednesday evening. Police said a 51-year-old man was under investigation regarding the incident, but have not confirmed it to be Moyes.

Lancashire police said in a statement: “Police are investigating a report of an assault at the Emporium wine bar in Clitheroe. Officers attended the bar at about 10 p.m. on Wednesday 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.”