Allegations of assault against Amir Khan dropped

Amir Khan during a Press Conference at Mercure Sheffield St. Paul's Hotel & Spa on April 25, 2013
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Assault allegations against boxer Amir Khan are dropped following an alleged altercation with two teenagers in Bolton, Greater Manchester Police confirm.

Greater Manchester Police have confirmed that allegations of assault against British boxer Amir Khan have been dropped.

The 27-year-old was arrested in the early hours of the morning on Friday following an incident with two teenagers in Bolton.

After undergoing police questioning regarding the alleged assault on Russell Street, Khan was released without charge on bail pending further enquiries.

However, according to BBC News, Khan's management have now stated that the allegations have been dropped and that the incident was "a misunderstanding between Amir Khan and two other youths".

The spokesman added: "Amir was notified by the police that the allegations against him had been withdrawn and the matter would not be pursued any further."

An ambulance was called to the scene, but none of those involved in the incident requested treatment.

Amir Khan during a Press Conference at Mercure Sheffield St. Paul's Hotel & Spa on April 25, 2013
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