Lancashire police are speaking to former Everton and Manchester United manager David Moyes after a scuffle at The Emporium wine bar and restaurant in Clitheroe, where the Scot was drinking with a friend.
A statement from the constabulary read as follows:
“Officers attended the bar at about 10pm on Wednesday and it was reported that a 23-year-old local man had been assaulted by a 51-year-old man. He did not require hospital treatment.
“Inquiries are ongoing and we are speaking to a number of people to try to establish the circumstances.
“There are a number of differing accounts which we need to work through to try to establish exactly what has happened. No-one has been arrested at this stage.”
Moyes, who is 51 years of age, replaced Sir Alex Ferguson as Red Devils boss last season, but only made it until April before being sacked due to poor performances.
Upon leaving Old Trafford, he went on holiday with his wife to Florida before returning to his home in Lancashire.
This sort of publicity will be the last thing Moyes wants as he prepares himself for his next job in football management.
David Moyes being investigated by Lancashire Police over allegations of assaulting a 23-year-old man in a wine bar in Clitheroe last night
— James Ducker (@DuckerTheTimes) May 22, 2014
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