David Moyes questioned over assault allegation?

David Moyes is reportedly questioned by Lancashire Police over an alleged assault on a man in a wine bar.

Former Manchester United manager David Moyes has reportedly been questioned by Lancashire Police after an incident in a wine bar in Clitheroe.

The Mirror has claimed that the 51-year-old man who allegedly attacked a 23-year-old local man from behind in the wine bar was Moyes, but that the investigation was ongoing.

"Officers attended the bar at about 10pm [on Wednesday, May 21] and it was reported that a 23-year-old local man had been assaulted by a 51 year old man," a Lancashire Police statement read. "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."

Moyes left United after just a season in charge having guided the club to a disappointing seventh-place finish.

Manchester United interim manager Ryan Giggs looks on alongside assistants, Nicky Butt, Paul Scholes and Phil Neville before the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Manchester United at St Mary's Stadium on May 11, 2014
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