Premiership footballer Anton Ferdinand has been arrested following an investigation into an alleged assault outside a nightclub.
The 21-year-old West Ham defender and England under-21 player was arrested when he attended a London police station on Thursday.
Police confirmed a “man in his 20s” was held on suspicion of assault following trouble outside a nightclub in Ilford, early on 2 October.
Up to 15 people had been involved in the disturbance outside the club in Cranbrook Road.
“A subsequent allegation of assault was reported to police and a man in his 20s attended an east London police station on 12 October, and has been arrested on suspicion of assault,” the police spokesman added.
Mr Ferdinand is the younger brother of Manchester United and England defender Rio Ferdinand.