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Shane Warne cleared over pornstar Valerie Fox’ assault allegation

Shane Warne was cleared by the police after he was accused of assaulting pornstar Valerie Fox in a London nightclub.

cricket Updated: Sep 25, 2017 10:51 IST
Press Trust of India
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Valerie Foxx accused Shane Warne of assaulting her in a London nightclub.(Twitter)

Australian cricket legend Shane Warne said he was “shocked” to be accused of assaulting adult entertainment actress Valerie Fox in a London nightclub after he was cleared of all allegations.

Spin wizard Shane Warne, 48, was questioned but subsequently released without charge, police said.

READ | Shane Warne accused of assaulting pornstar Valerie Foxx in a London nightclub

“I was shocked to read the media stories circulating earlier today concerning a false allegation of assault,” said Shane Warne in a statement.

“I have fully co-operated with the police, and they have now had the opportunity of seeing CCTV and speaking to witnesses.

“The police have confirmed to me that I have been cleared of the allegation and that no further action will be taken. This is now the end of the matter.”

Actress and model Valerie Fox had posted pictures of an apparent eye injury in the early hours of Saturday with the caption “Proud of yourself? Hitting a woman? Vile creature.”

First Published: Sep 25, 2017 10:05 IST