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Premier League footballer Sessegnon charged with drink-driving

M.A.J. LAW
29 August 2013

A Premier League footballer has been charged with drink driving after he was arrested while his team-mates played in Tuesday night’s Capital One Cup win over MK Dons.

Sunderland striker Stephane Sessegnon was stopped by Police on Westgate Road, Newcastle.

A spokesman for Northumbria Police said: ‘At 7.51pm on Tuesday August 27, a 29-year-old male was arrested on Westgate Road, Newcastle, on suspicion of drink driving.’

Stephane Sessegnon was charged with drink driving and is due to appear before Newcastle Magistrates’ Court on October 4.

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