'Drunk' Gazza arrested after attack

  • Last Updated: July 6 2013, 9:29 BST

Former England midfielder Paul Gascoigne has been arrested after an alleged drunken assault at a railway station.

Paul Gascoigne: Arrested for an alleged drunken assault
Paul Gascoigne: Arrested for an alleged drunken assault

The 46-year-old ex-Newcastle and Tottenham player, who left rehab in the United States earlier this year, was held after an incident in Hertfordshire.

A Hertfordshire Police spokeswoman said: "Police were called to a report of a man allegedly being drunk and disorderly at Stevenage railway station at 10.30pm on Thursday July 4.

"Officers attended the location and arrested a 46-year-old male on suspicion of common assault and being drunk and disorderly."

He was taken into custody but was not charged, police added.