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Newcastle United midfielder arrested

2013-02-13 21:34:45

Cheick Tiote

Newcastle United player Cheick Tiote has had his car seized by police after being arrested on suspicion of fraud.

The 26-year-old midfielder was stopped by police on Tuesday near the club's training ground on suspicion of fraud in relation to driving offences.

His car, a Chevrolet Camaro estimated to be worth about £75,000, was seized by Northumbria Police, who said inquiries were ongoing.

The Ivory Coast international signed for the club in 2010.

Source: bbc.co.uk

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