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Gascoigne in drink driving incident

Former England star Paul Gascoigne was being quizzed by police on Monday after he was arrested on suspicion of being drunk in charge of a vehicle. The former Newcastle and Tottenham midfielder was taken into custody on Sunday night after police were called to a disturbance at a takeaway in Leeming Bar, North Yorkshire.

The 42-year-old, who has faced a long battle with alcoholism and depression, and another man were being questioned by officers this morning.

A North Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "At 9.10pm on Sunday, officers from North Yorkshire Police were called to a disturbance at a takeaway at Leeming Bar.

"Following inquiries, two men, aged 42 and 40, from the Newcastle area, were arrested on suspicion of being drunk while in charge of a motor vehicle.

"They were taken into custody for questioning and remain there."

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