Kevin Mitchell (31-1, 23 KOs) and his mother were allegedly arrested at their family home in London on suspicion of possessing cocaine and running a cannabis farm according to the Sun newspaper.
With Mitchell lined up to fight Manchester’s John Murray this summer it was feared that the fight wouldn’t be taking place pending the outcome of this case, but promoter Frank Warren today issued a statement regarding the situation.
In relation to today’s media reports regarding the arrest of Kevin Mitchell, Frank Warren Promotions would like to issue the following statement.
Kevin Mitchell has been arrested and released on Police bail, but has not been charged. Kevin Mitchell denies all charges, but has been asked to report back to Dagenham Police Station in June.
His fight against John Murray is still due to take place in the summer, and a date will be announced shortly. www.frankwarren.tv