Motherwell striker Michael Higdon arrested on suspicion of assault

Motherwell's Michael Higdon celebrates after scoring the third goal against Dundee United on April 19, 2013
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Motherwell striker Michael Higdon is arrested on suspicion of assault just hours after being named Scotland's Player of the Year.

Motherwell striker Michael Higdon has been arrested on suspicion of assault following a disturbance in Glasgow.

The incident occurred just hours after the 29-year-old was named Scotland's Player of the Year at a ceremony on Sunday night.

"A 29-year-old man is the subject of a report to the procurator fiscal in connection with an alleged assault at a nightclub in Ingram Street in Glasgow at 1.25am today," BBC News quotes a Police Scotland spokeswoman as saying.

Higdon was due to speak at a media conference today but following the altercation, the event was cancelled.

Motherwell's Michael Higdon celebrates his first against St Johnstone on January 20, 2013
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