The glory of the Tour de France seems far for the ex-cycling champion, German Jan Ullrich. Aged 44, he was arrested Friday morning for having struck and injured a prostitute with whom he had spent the night in a hotel in Frankfurt, told AFP the police. “Jan Ullrich was arrested this morning and is currently in police custody,” said a spokesman of the police of Frankfurt, stating that the former winner of the Tour de France 1997 was “under the influence of alcohol and drugs” during his arrest.
Last week, the winner of the Tour de France in 1997, had already been arrested in the Balearic islands. He was suspected of”intrusion of force and threats” against its neighbour, Palma de Mallorca, had given the police. The neighbor in question was the German actor Til Schweiger (“Inglorious Basterds”). He was released last Saturday under a restraining order, after having been heard by a judge.
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