Four Jacksonville Jaguars players arrested for 'leaving bar without paying £50,000 bill'

Four players from the Jacksonville Jaguars team were arrested by police after allegedly trying to leave a London nightclub without pay their bill.

Club security stopped them leaving the London Reign Showclub in Piccadilly after they failed to settle their £50,000 tab, the Sun reported.

Scotland Yard said Met Police were called to the nightclub shortly before 4am.

The players, who are in London to play NFL champions the Philadelphia Eagles at Wembley on Sunday, were released without further action and it is understood the bill was settled.

The Jaguars, owned by Shahid Khan whose attempts to buy the stadium fell through last week, confirmed four of their players, who have not been named, were held by police and said any punishments would be handled internally.

It said in a statement: "We are aware that four of our players were detained over restitution of a bill. The matter is being resolved and the players are with the team."

A Met Police spokesman said: "Officers attended and spoke with a group of males who had allegedly been attempting to leave the venue without paying a large bill.

"Four men aged in their twenties were subsequently arrested on suspicion of fraud by false representation and taken to a central London police station for questioning.

"They were all subsequently released with no further action."

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