Two Premier League footballers have been arrested on suspicion of causing criminal damage to cars, it has been reported.
According to Sky News Sunderland FC's Nicklas Bendtner and Lee Cattermole are said to have been held by Northumbria Police on Thursday in relation to an incident in Newcastle on December 6.
A spokesperson for Northumbria police said: "Police can confirm that on Thursday December 15th two men aged 23 were arrested on suspicion of criminal damage.
"It follows an investigation into damage caused to cars parked on Stowell Street in Newcastle city centre, which happened at about 10pm on Tuesday, December 6th."
Police are said to be reviewing CCTV footage of the incident.