Everton FC striker Oumar Niasse arrested over alleged assault

May 16, 2016, 09:02 IST | AFP

London: Everton FC striker Oumar Niasse has been arrested on suspicion of assault, it was announced on Saturday.

Oumar Niasse
Oumar Niasse

Police were called to a property in Salford, Greater Manchester, just over 30 miles from north-west Premier League club Everton's Liverpool base, at 00:55 local time Friday (2355 GMT Thursday) following a report of assault.

A 26-year-old man was taken into custody for questioning and has been bailed pending further enquiries, Greater Manchester Police said. An Everton spokesperson told the BBC that the Merseyside club "condemns unreservedly any form of abuse".

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