Mason Greenwood was on Sunday accused of assault.© AFP
Manchester police mentioned they’d arrested a person on suspicion of rape and assault on Sunday aftersuspended following allegations on social media. “Larger Manchester Police was made conscious earlier right this moment (Sunday 30 January) of on-line social media photographs and movies posted by a lady reporting incidents of bodily violence,” mentioned a press release following accusations made towards Greenwood. “An investigation was launched and following enquiries we are able to affirm a person in his 20s has since been arrested on suspicion of rape and assault. He stays in custody for questioning. Enquiries are ongoing.”
Pictures and allegations have been reportedly seen on a lady’s Instagram on Sunday morning and have been subsequently broadly shared throughout different types of social media.
They’ve, nevertheless, since been deleted.
United had beforehand introduced that England ahead Greenwood, 20, had been suspended from coaching or enjoying with the Premier League giants.
“Mason Greenwood won’t return to coaching or play matches till additional discover,” mentioned a membership assertion.
In an earlier assertion, United mentioned they have been conscious of the allegations and pictures on social media, stating: “We’re conscious of photographs and allegations circulating on social media. We won’t make any additional remark till the info have been established. Manchester United doesn’t condone violence of any variety.”
A spokesperson for Larger Manchester Police, cited by Britain’s Press Affiliation, mentioned earlier on Sunday: “Larger Manchester Police is conscious of photographs and movies circulating on social media.
Greenwood has but to make any public remark.
Underneath English regulation, alleged and precise victims of sexual offences can’t be named.
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