28/06/2006

Boxer charged with dangerous driving

Boxer Amir Khan has been arrested and charged with dangerous driving, in relation to an incident which took place in March, police have confirmed.

The 19-year-old Olympic silver medallist was arrested on Saturday at a police station in his hometown of Bolton.

The arrest was in relation to an incident which took place in Bradshawgate in Bolton on March 2. Greater Manchester Police said that they had received a report that a car had hit a man. The man suffered a broken leg.

Mr Khan has appeared before Bolton Magistrates' Court and has been released on bail to reappear in court at a later date.

He is due to fight Scotsman Colin Bain at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium on July 8.

(KMcA/SP)

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