Caribbean Athletes Reportedly Arrested In Berlin Disco Incident


CaribWorldNews, BERLIN, Germany, Aug. 22, 2009: Five Caribbean athletes in Berlin for the world championships were arrested after a scuffle at a Berlin disco early Sunday, reports indicate.

The athletes names were not released but German police said the five include three men from the Bahamas aged 24, 25 and 28, and two from Cuba aged 21 and 24.

The five, along with an American athlete, are reportedly being investigated on possible charges of disturbing the peace and causing bodily harm after an incident at the Havanna Disco, according to German police.

Police spokesman Frank Millert said the men all spent the night in jail, but were released Sunday.

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