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Man United forward Mason Greenwood arrested on suspicion of rape and assault

The Premier League club have since confirmed that Greenwood will take no part in first-team activities until further notice.

Update:
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JANUARY 22: Mason Greenwood of Manchester United in action during the Premier League match between Manchester United and West Ham United at Old Trafford on January 22, 2022 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)
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Manchester United forward Mason Greenwood has been arrested on suspicion of rape and assault.

Posts on social media on Sunday morning showed a woman with multiple injuries and appeared to suggest an alleged sexual assault.

United released a statement later Sunday saying they were “aware” of the allegations.

The Premier League club have since confirmed that Greenwood will take no part in first-team activities until further notice.

Police making "enquiries"

Greater Manchester Police had said it was making “enquiries”, and later confirmed an arrest had been made.

It said in a statement: “Greater Manchester Police was made aware earlier today (Sunday 30 January) of online social media images and videos posted by a woman reporting incidents of physical violence.

“An investigation was launched and following enquiries we can confirm a man in his 20s has since been arrested on suspicion of rape and assault. He remains in custody for questioning. Enquiries are ongoing.”

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