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Sheffield Utd striker McBurnie allegedly arrested

A 24-year-old man has been arrested after a video emerged on social media appearing to show Sheffield United striker Oli McBurnie in an altercation with some young men, reports the BBC.

In the video, a man is seen stamping on the phone he is being filmed on, before fighting with another man.

North Yorkshire Police said that "a 24-year-old man" had been "arrested in connection with an incident which involved another man being assaulted".

He remains in custody.

The police statement added: "The 21-year-old victim sustained facial injuries during the incident, which happened shortly before 8.30pm on Saturday, 8 May on High Street in Knaresborough."

Sheffield United said they were "aware that police are now involved following the emergence of a video circulating on social media over the weekend".

A club statement added: "As a club, we will do all we can to assist enquiries, as well as continue our own investigation."

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