Eric Cantona cautioned for assault in north London

Cantona was held at lunchtime on Thursday in Primrose Hill after he was seen drinking in The Queens pub on Regent's Park Road.

Cantona arrested after drinking in pub in Primrose Hill

Eric Cantona was arrested after he was seen drinking in The Queens pub on Regent's Park Road.

Eric Cantona Credit: Press Association

A builder, who did not want to be named, said he had seen Cantona at The Queens at midday and that he had appeared sober and happy, chatting with friends and having a beer. Other shop workers in the road say they saw the footballer, but not any fight.

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Eric Cantona cautioned for assaulting a man in London

Eric Cantona at the Cannes Film Festival last year Credit: Domine-Wyters/ABACA/Press Association Images

The former Manchester United striker Eric Cantona has been arrested and cautioned for assaulting a man in London.

Police were called to Primrose Hill in north London yesterday lunchtime. The Met Police said: "The victim, a man, did not require medical assistance at the scene."

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