Blackburn Rovers coach Colin Hendry released without charge following arrest over 'domestic incident' (From Lancashire Telegraph)
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Blackburn Rovers coach Colin Hendry released without charge following arrest over 'domestic incident'
10:12am Monday 22nd October 2012 in News
Blackburn Rovers coach Colin Hendry was in police cells at the weekend after a ‘domestic incident’ at his home.
Police were called to the former footballer’s Lytham home at 1.30am on Sunday.
The former Scotland international defender, 46, who played more than 300 times for Rovers in the 1980s and 90s, was arrested on suspicion of assault by beating.
He was held in cells, but later released without charge.
A police spokesman said: “A 46-year-old man was arrested in the early hours of Sunday morning after a domestic assault.
“He was arrested on suspicion of a Section 39 assault by beating.He spent a few hours in the cells, but was released without charge, and no further action will be taken.”
A spokesman for Blackburn Rovers said: “Colin has spoken with club officials on this personal matter and he reported for work at the Senior Training Centre as usual yesterday. The club has no further comment to make.”
Mr Hendry declined to comment.
Mr Hendry has been in a relationship with nail technician Sarah Kinder, who he met a year after the death of his wife, Denise.Denise died in 2009 after complications following liposuction.
The following year, Mr Hendry was declared bankrupt, with debts of more than £1million.
His daughter, Rheagan Hendry, set up the Denise Hendry Foundation, a charity supporting victims of botched cosmetic surgery, in her memory.