BERLIN | Former Tour champion Ullrich arrested over alleged attack
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.”
“It seems Mr. Ullrich and an escort women had a dispute and that he attacked her,” Lerch said.