Manchester United Player Mason Greenwood Arrested on Suspicion of Rape and Assault

Soccer Football – Premier League – Brentford v Manchester United – Brentford Community Stadium, London, Britain – January 19, 2022 Manchester United’s Mason Greenwood celebrates scoring their second goal REUTERS/Ian Walton/File Photo

Manchester United footballer Mason Greenwood has been arrested on suspicion of rape and assault following allegations on social media.

Greater Manchester Police said it was made aware of “social media images and videos posted by a woman reporting incidents of physical violence”.

It added “we can confirm a man in his 20s has since been arrested on suspicion of rape and assault”.

He remains in custody for questioning and inquiries are ongoing.

Manchester United earlier said the player would not return to training or matches until further notice.

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