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Celtic star Anthony Stokes is arrested over alleged assault on Elvis impersonator

By Brian Hutton

Celtic striker Anthony Stokes has been released from police custody after being arrested over an alleged assault on an Elvis impersonator.

The footballer was questioned about an incident at a nightclub in Dublin on June 8, hours after an international between Ireland and the Faroe Islands at the Aviva Stadium.

The 25-year-old, who was back home again over the weekend for a friendly between Celtic and Liverpool, was quizzed by detectives at Irishtown Garda station.

He was arrested yesterday morning and was being held under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

Stokes was released without charge yesterday and it is understood a file is being prepared by investigators for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

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