Manchester City defender Kyle Walker won’t face prison prices by police after an investigation into allegations he indecently uncovered himself at a bar in Wilmslow.
The England star has nevertheless been hit with an out of court docket disposal and the investigation is now closed.
Cheshire Police’s investigation got here after a report in a nationwide newspaper, which included launched safety digicam footage from the bar.
The newspaper accused Walker of exposing himself in a bar however the police assertion made no point out of indecent publicity.
The alleged incident was mentioned to have occurred after Man City’s 2-0 Premier League win over Newcastle earlier in March.
Walker was included this week in Gareth Southgate’s England squad to face Italy and Ukraine this month.
Despite no formal prices or warning following the conclusion of the investigation, Walker will obtain an out of court docket disposal, which is a non-statutory order, and due to this fact doesn’t type part of a prison file.
A police spokesman mentioned: “On Wednesday 8 March, Cheshire Constabulary was made aware of a video circulating on social media in relation to an alleged incident at a bar in the Wilmslow area.
“Officers have now concluded their enquiries which included speaking to those directly involved.
“A 32-year-old man from Prestbury voluntarily attended a police station for questioning on 16 March. He has been dealt with by an out of court disposal and the matter is now closed.”
Walker had beforehand breached lockdown guidelines in 2020, with Southgate warning then how off-field behaviour will have an effect on choice.
Southgate has defended the 32-year-old’s call-up and believes nothing is stopping him from being included but however conceded if Walker has a case to reply then it might depart his England future in jeopardy.
He mentioned: “I don’t want to go too much into hypotheticals but there was no conclusive reason not to select him in the squad. If that changes then we’ve got to review the situation and he would understand that as well, but at the moment we are where we are.
“I think whenever I speak with a player, that’s always between myself and the player. I understand the additional scrutiny on the situation but I don’t think I can answer that any differently.”