Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Southampton striker Guly Do Prado on drink-drive charge

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Image caption Guly Do Prado was stopped by police in Southampton city centre

Premier League footballer Guly Do Prado has been charged with drinking and driving after his Porsche was stopped by police in Southampton city centre.

The 30-year-old Brazilian was arrested after his car was seen being driven erratically in the early hours of Monday, Hampshire police said.

The striker, of Channel Way, Southampton, was later released on bail.

He is due to appear at Southampton Magistrates' Court on 12 September.

A Hampshire police spokesman said: "The arrest followed after police officers noticed a vehicle being driven erratically in the High Street, Southampton, at approximately 4.35am, Monday August 27."

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