Police Probes Assault On Boateng

German police are investigating an alleged assault on Ghana midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng on Christmas Day following an altercation in Kaarst.
Police near Düsseldorf confirmed to the local press, the Rheinische Post, that a 26-year-old man involved was Schalke’s Boateng.
“On Wednesday, 25.12.2013, at around 12:45, an incident of physical assault took place in Kaarst.
A 26-year-old man, a resident of Meerbusch, was physically attacked on the street by a currently unidentified man”, a police statement printed on dw.de said. The midfielder was said to be ‘mildly injured’.
It was reported that Boateng returned home after the incident before calling police.
“There are indications that the motive for the crime is connected to the personal affairs of the 26-year-old”, the police statement said. “The man was mildly injured. Criminal investigators have begun their work”.
Bild has reported Boateng had visited his son at his ex-wife’s house on Christmas Day, was hit once and fell onto a vase.
The paper’s website said he checked himself into hospital with bruised ribs, neck and back.
-Source: dailymail.


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