Anthony Stokes released
Celtic striker Anthony Stokes has been released from police custody after being arrested over an alleged assault on an Elvis impersonator.
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Stokes was questioned about an incident at a nightclub in Dublin on June 8, hours after an international between Ireland and the Faroe Islands in the Irish capital's Aviva stadium.
The 25-year-old Dubliner, who was back home again over the weekend for a friendly between Celtic and Liverpool, was quizzed by detectives at Irishtown Garda station.
He was arrested on Monday morning and was being held under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.
Stokes was released without charge this afternoon and it is understood a file is being prepared by investigators for the Director of Public Prosecutions.
Elvis impersonator Anthony Bradley, 42, was treated for a suspected broken nose and chipped teeth following an incident at Buck Whaley's nightclub on Dublin's Leeson Street on June 8.
Stokes pulled out of a planned appearance on Saturday at the Celtic store in his home town where he was expected to meet fans and launch the Parkhead side's new away kit.
Team-mates Mikael Lustig and Adam Matthews attended instead.