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AFL champ Lake home soon after jail exit

Hawthorn champion Brian Lake is expected home this weekend after being let out of a Japanese jail without charge.

AFL champ Lake home soon after jail exit

Hawthorn champion Brian Lake is expected home this weekend after being let out of a Japanese jail without charge.

BRIAN LAKE of the Hawthorn Hawks is tackled during the AFL First Preliminary Final match between the Fremantle Dockers and the Hawthorn Hawks at Domain Stadium, Perth, Australia
BRIAN LAKE of the Hawthorn Hawks is tackled during the AFL First Preliminary Final match between the Fremantle Dockers and the Hawthorn Hawks at Domain Stadium, Perth, Australia Picture:Photo by Daniel Carson/AFL Media/Getty Images

Former AFL star Brian Lake is expected home this weekend after being released from a Japanese jail without charge following a bar incident.

The three-time Hawthorn champion left the Osaka prison on Friday afternoon ending what had been a "tough week", his agent Marty Pask said.


Lake was locked up over his role in a reported bar scuffle last Sunday while celebrating an AFL Asia tournament win playing for the Indonesian Volcanoes.

Details of exactly what happened remain vague.

"Brian will share his story when he's ready, but we ask for his privacy to be respected in the meantime," said Mr Pask, who confirmed Lake would return to Australia this weekend.

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