South East Wales

Wales rugby star Jamie Roberts 'assaulted' in Cardiff

Jamie Roberts
Image caption Roberts was on a night out with a fellow player

A man has been arrested after Wales rugby player Jamie Roberts was allegedly assaulted outside a Cardiff nightclub.

Roberts was left with a cut lip following the incident in Greyfriars Road in the early hours of Sunday.

The Cardiff Blues centre, 24, was on a night out with fellow Wales player Jonathan Davies at the time.

A 20-year-old man from the Caerau area of Cardiff was arrested and released on bail.

A spokesperson for South Wales Police said: "A 20-year-old man from Caerau, Cardiff, was arrested on suspicion of assault following an incident, which saw a man obtain minor facial injuries, on Greyfriars Road at 0320 on Sunday, 20 February.

"He has been bailed and released pending further inquiries."

The Welsh Rugby Union refused to comment.