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England Rugby International Arrested On Suspicion Of Raping A Teenager In A Nightclub

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England Rugby International Arrested On Suspicion Of Raping A Teenager In A Nightclub

An England rugby union international has been arrested on suspicion of the rape of a teenager.

The Daily Mail have reported that the player, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was arrested on Sunday.

He was held following the report of an attack at a nightclub the day before.

A 41-year-old woman has also been arrested on suspicion of administering a substance with intent to cause a sexual offence. 

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Both have now been released on bail while investigations continue.

A police spokesperson said: “Officers were called shortly before 11am on Sunday January 9 to a report of a sexual assault on a female.

“A woman in her late teens was reported to have been sexually assaulted.

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

Featured Image Credit: Alamy

Topics: Rugby, Rugby Union

Rory O'Callaghan
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