Lee Hughes Arrested On Suspicion Of Sexual Assault: Notts County Striker Bailed

League One forward in trouble again.

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Notts County striker Lee Hughes has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault.

The League One forward was held after police were called to the team’s hotel in Croydon, South London, on Saturday night.

The 35-year-old was taken into custody following the alleged incident involving a woman the night before his team’s FA Cup fixture against Sutton United.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: “Police were called at approximately 11.10pm on Saturday December 3 to a hotel in Purley Way, Croydon, following an allegation of sexual assault.

“A man, aged 35, was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and taken into custody at a South London police station.

“He was subsequently bailed to a date in late January pending further investigation by officers from Croydon borough.”

SOURCE: Sky Sports

In case you were not aware, this is the same Lee Hughes who spent three years in prison after he was convicted of causing death by dangerous driving and fleeing the scene of the accident. The former West Brom man was then signed by Oldham Athletic on his release from jail.

Hughes has spent the last two and a half years at Notts County notching up 55 goals from 88 starts.

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