Boxing sensation Amir Khan, who was arrested after allegedly attacking two youngsters in a avenue assault, launched on bail, says media experiences.
The 27-year-old former world champion and Olympic silver medallist was arrested within the early hours of this morning after an incident in Russell Road, Heaton, as his alleged victims have been coming back from a close-by mosque.
Police mentioned the 2 males have been harm however not critically injured within the incident. Witnesses mentioned the alleged assault occurred after Amir pulled up alongside the group of males in a Mercedes C Class in entrance of Velden Engineering.
One of many alleged victims is believed to have suffered an harm on his cheek and the opposite on his leg. The boys have been identified to Amir.
Witnesses declare the incident began when a member of the group was accused of giving “cheek” to a buddy of Amir’s. One man, who needed to stay nameless, claimed: “Amir was saying don’t who I’m, I’m AK.
“We have now all the time appeared as much as him as a job mannequin with him being a Muslim and profitable.”It’s going to trigger pressure in the neighborhood. He’s a world champion, an grownup; the individuals concerned are aged 19.”
A lady, who additionally didn’t wish to be named, added: “I might hear loads of noise and I noticed Amir’s automobile. “Then I noticed him get out of the automobile. Then he drove off and there was a person on the ground.”
A spokesman from Tangerine PR, which represents Amir, mentioned: “Amir Khan was arrested on suspicion of frequent assault within the early hours of Friday July 4.
“Amir has since been launched with out cost on bail pending additional enquiries. On the stage we’re unable to remark additional on this matter.”
A police spokesman mentioned: “Simply earlier than 1.30am on Friday, police have been referred to as following experiences of an assault in Bolton.