Police confirm Bolton arrest amid Amir Khan reports

Police have confirmed that a 27-year-old man, believed to the boxer Amir Khan, was arrested in Bolton in the early hours of this morning following reports of an assault:

Just before 1.30am on Friday, police were called following reports of an assault in Bolton.

Officers attended Russell Street and discovered two 19-year-old men had been assaulted. Their injuries are not serious.

A 27-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of two section 47 assaults.

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