Ex Manchester United manager David Moyes accused of assault

Former Preston, Everton and Manchester United manager David Moyes is being investigated over an alleged assault following an incident at a wine bar. in Lancashire.

Moyes was reported to the police department for the assault on a 23-year-old male according to the breaking reports from ITV News.

According to the report, David Moyes had been drinking at the Emporium bar in Clitheroe, Lancashire on Wednesday evening when the alleged incident occurred at around 10pm BST.

In a statement that was released on Thursday afternoon from Lancashire Constabulary, stating:

“Police are investigating a report of an assault at the Emporium wine bar in Clitheroe.

“Officers attended the bar at about 10pm yesterday (Wednesday, May 21st) 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.”

As the statement clearly states, David Moyes has, at yet, not been arrested for assault but the investigations are still on going.

If the investigation does find Moyes did assault the 23-year-old, and the youngster wishes to progress with charges against the former Manchester United manager then he could be in some serious trouble. More to follow on this story as it breaks.