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Rooney quizzed over club 'brawl'
Wayne Rooney
The alleged incident happened outside the Panacea nightclub
England football star Wayne Rooney will be questioned by police investigating reports of a fight outside a nightclub.

The 21-year-old Manchester United striker will be interviewed by police over claims that a photographer was assaulted outside a club on 15 October.

Rooney has not been arrested and the man did not need medical treatment after the alleged incident outside the Panacea nightclub in Manchester.

Greater Manchester Police said inquiries were continuing.

A spokesman said: "An appointment will be made for a 21-year-old man to attend a Greater Manchester Police station to be questioned in connection with an incident on John Dalton Street on Sunday October 15."

He added: "Shortly after 5.05am on October 15, police received a report that a man had been assaulted on John Dalton Street in Manchester city centre."

Manchester United beat Wigan away the day before. Rooney played in the match, but did not score.




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