Wed 12 Jan 2022 | 10:20

REPORT: England player 'arrested on suspicion of rape'

REPORT: England player 'arrested on suspicion of rape'
Wed 12 Jan 2022 | 10:20
REPORT: England player 'arrested on suspicion of rape'
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NEWS: England rugby player – who cannot be named for legal reasons – has reportedly been arrested on the suspicion of raping a teenager last weekend.

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According to the DailyMail, the player was detained by police on Sunday following an alleged attack the day before.

It has been reported that the player partied at a nightclub in the Manchester City centre on Saturday night.

It is understood that the alleged victim, who is in her late teens, planned to get a taxi home with friends, but instead accepted a lift from the player.

He is alleged to have driven her to a property away from the city centre, where they stayed the night.

The following morning, at around 11.00 (local time), the homeowner found the girl in a confused state and phoned the local police.

DailyMail revealed that a 41-year-old woman was also held by police on suspicion of administering a substance with intent to cause a sexual offence.

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Both have been released on bail while detectives continue their investigations.

“Officers were called shortly before 11 am on Sunday, January 9, to a report of a sexual assault on a female,” a Greater Manchester Police spokesman said in a statement.

“A woman in her late teens was reported to have been sexually assaulted. She is currently being supported by specialist officers.

“A man was arrested on suspicion of rape and a 41-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of administering a substance with intent to cause a sexual offence.

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“Both have since been released on bail as enquiries continue and a number of lines of enquiry are being followed up by detectives.”

Sources: Rugbypass, DailyMail & Stuff

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