Cheshire Police have released a statement confirming that Anthony Gelling has been questioned by detectives and enquiries are ongoing.

Gelling’s club Warrington announced this afternoon that the player had been suspended and would not be considered for selection after being made aware of incident away that happened away from the club.

Cheshire Police’s statement reads: “At 3pm on Saturday 8 February police received a report of an assault at an address in Widnes.

“A 29-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent.

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He has been questioned by detectives and released on conditional bail. Enquiries into the assault remain ongoing.”