Former Tour champion Ullrich arrested over alleged attack

first_imgLights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew “It seems Mr. Ullrich and an escort women had a dispute and that he attacked her,” Lerch said. “She alerted the hotel staff and they called police. Mr. Ullrich is still in custody.”A police statement said the woman needed medical treatment. Lerch said no further details could be given on her condition while police were investigating.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’News agency dpa reported that the 44-year-old Ullrich had been arrested the week before in Mallorca, where he lives, after an incident on the property of his neighbor, actor Til Schweiger.On Monday, Ullrich had told German tabloid Bild of personal problems. “The separation from Sara and distance from my children, whom I have not seen since Easter and have barely spoken to, have had a great effect on me. I have done things as a result that I very much regret,” Ullrich told the mass circulation daily.Ullrich, the only German to win the Tour de France, was dogged by doping allegations over his career and admitted to German magazine Focus in 2013 that he received blood-doping treatment from Spanish doctor Eufemiano Fuentes.“Almost everyone took performance-enhancing substances then. I took nothing that the others didn’t also take,” the 1997 Tour champion said then.Ullrich served a two-year ban for doping in 2012, five years after he retired in 2007.ADVERTISEMENT DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Peza offers relief to ecozone firms Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Lee, Yap lead Asian Games lineup as team awaits Clarkson green light View comments Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil LATEST STORIES FILE – In this July 20, 2004 file photo T-Mobile team leader Jan Ullrich of Germany pedals during his attack in the ascent of the Echarasson pass during the 15th stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Valreas, southern France, and Villard-de-Lans, French Alps. On Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 Ullrich has been arrested and is in police custody for allegedly attacking an escort in a Frankfurt hotel. (AP Photo/Peter Delong, file)BERLIN — Former Tour de France champion Jan Ullrich was arrested early Friday and is in police custody for allegedly attacking an escort at a Frankfurt hotel.Police spokesperson Carina Lerch said the retired German cyclist was arrested after police were called to the hotel. She said Ullrich was under the influence of drugs and alcohol and could be charged with “assault or attempted murder.”ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWslast_img

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