26/02/2008

Cole Released On Bail After Wife Attack

Nottingham-born footballer Andy Cole has been questioned by police after an alleged assault on his wife.

The 36-year-old, currently on loan at Burnley, was arrested in the early hours of yesterday morning at his home in Alderley Edge, Cheshire.

Chesire Police have confirmed a man was arrested on suspicion of assault.

A spokesman said: "A 36-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault. He was interviewed and released on police bail until a date in April pending further inquiries."

Cole married his long-term girlfriend Shirley Dewar at St Bartholomew's Church, in Wilmslow, Cheshire, in July 2002.

(CD)

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