Stoke striker Fuller detained by cops
Stoke striker Ricardo Fuller has been arrested by police on suspicion of a motoring offence.
The 29-year-old striker, who is currently working his way back to fitness after dislocating his shoulder against Sunderland on February 7, was stopped by officers close to the Potters' training ground.
In a brief statement the club said: "The club can confirm that striker Ricardo Fuller has this morning been arrested by Staffordshire Police for a motoring offence.
"We will be making no further comment at this time."
According to the Stoke Sentinel, Fuller was absent from training at the club's Michelin Sports ground in Trent Vale and a Staffordshire Police spokeswoman said a 29-year-old man was being held at the force's Northern Area Custody suite, in Etruria, in relation to driving offences.
Supt Bernie O'Reilly, of Stoke-on-Trent police division, told the paper: "At about 9.30am this morning in Riverside Road, Trent Vale, a 29-year-old man driving a vehicle was stopped by officers.
"As a result of their enquiries, his vehicle was seized and he was arrested for driving licence and vehicle insurance offences and taken to Northern Area Custody Facility where he will be interviewed today."