Mr Cole must answer bail at a central London police station in November
Footballer Carlton Cole was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving in central London, it has emerged.
The 24-year-old West Ham striker was stopped by police while driving on Victoria Embankment near the Thames at 0425 BST on Tuesday.
He was given a roadside breath test and taken to a nearby police station where he was later bailed, police said.
Mr Cole did not play during the club's tie against Watford on Tuesday evening because of a foot injury.
He must answer bail at a central London police station in November.