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EXPLANATION: Nicklas Bendtner arrested for criminal damage

Arsenal's Nicklas Bendtner explains himself after being arrested and cautioned for criminal damage.

By Thomas Joseph

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Nicklas Bendtner arrested for criminal damage, but seen here playing for Arsenal
Bendtner… Arrested (Image: Ronnie Macdonald)

See the Instagram explanation as the Bendtner arrested news filters through and we hear the Arsenal striker has been cautioned for criminal damage.

After Nicklas Bendtner was arrested and cautioned for criminal damage at his apartment block in Hertfordshire, the Dane wanted to make a public statement about the incident via his Instagram account.

The Telegraph report:

The Dane was held by police in Hertfordshire and eventually cautioned for criminal damage after an incident in his apartment block in Bushey, near Watford, in the early hours of Sunday.

Read the Bendtner arrested explanation and see the Instagrams in full below:

On Saturday night after our win against Southampton I went out with my family and friends for dinner. After our dinner we all wanted a night swim in my gym so we changed to shorts and brought towels down.

As we arrived at the gym my key fob changed the colour from red (locked) to green (open) but the door remained closed.

We thought the door was stuck so we tried to open it and it caused some damage.

I apologise for any inconvenience for my neighbours and I have paid in full. We had no part in damaging anything else in the building.

The matter is closed with the police, and my focus is on tonight’s match.