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Amir Khan arrested and bailed on suspicion of assault

Amir Khan was arrested on suspicion of assault in Bolton, England, but the boxer was released on bail shortly after.

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Scott Christ is the managing editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2006.

Former junior welterweight titleholder and current welterweight contender Amir Khan was arrested and released on bail on suspicion of two assaults, according to a report from Reuters.

"Just before 1.30am on Friday 4 July 2014 police were called following reports of an assault in Bolton," the statement read.

"Officers discovered two 19-year-old men had been assaulted. Their injuries are not serious.

"A 27-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of two assaults and has been bailed until mid-July pending further enquiries."

Khan downplayed the incident on his Twitter account, and hasn't brought it up again:

Khan, 27, will still have to address this officially later in some capacity, though I have no idea if there's really anything substantial to the charges here. But that's the story of Amir Khan's arrest and bail release. Riveting!

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