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Mason Greenwood Further Arrested On Suspicion Of Sexual Assault And Threats To Kill

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Mason Greenwood Further Arrested On Suspicion Of Sexual Assault And Threats To Kill

Man United and England forward Mason Greenwood has been further arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and threats to kill.

He remains in custody for questioning following investigations into the allegations.

A GMP statement reads: "Man was arrested after we became aware of social media images and videos posted by a woman reporting incidents of physical violence.

"Suspect remains in custody for questioning after additional time authorised by Magistrates' court. Significant updates will be released proactively from GMP press office.

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"Detectives have been granted further additional time to speak to a man in his 20s who was arrested on suspicion of rape and assault of a woman.

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Credit: Alamy

"The suspect was detained in custody on Sunday (30 January) afternoon after we became aware of online social media images and videos posted by a woman reporting incidents of physical violence.

"He continues to be questioned after magistrates authorised an extension until tomorrow (Wednesday 2 February).

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"Following enquiries so far, he has since been further arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and threats to kill. Enquiries are ongoing and the victim continues to be offered specialist support."

It added: "We remind people to avoid any commentary or sharing of images that could compromise the victim's right to lifelong anonymity, or risk prejudicing a live investigation with active proceedings.

"If you're a victim of domestic abuse, or are concerned about someone you know, please use our online reporting facility or use our LiveChat facility on our website, or call 101.

"In an emergency that's on-going or life is in danger, always dial 999.

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"Some victims may not feel comfortable speaking with the police, or may feel they need support to come forward and make a report.

"Greater Manchester Victims’ Services can provide independent emotional and practical support for anyone affected by crime."

Greenwood, 20, is originally from Bradford and made his debut with Manchester United in 2019.

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Manchester United Football Club has also confirmed that Mason Greenwood will not return to training or take part in any matches 'until further notice', following the allegations.

Sportswear brand Nike, which used to sponsor the striker, also released a statement.

It read: "We are deeply concerned by the disturbing allegations and will continue to closely monitor the situation.”

If you are a victim of domestic abuse, you do not need to wait until you are in an emergency to seek help.

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Women can call The Freephone National Domestic Abuse Helpline, which is run by Refuge, on 0808 2000 247 for free at any time, day or night.

WomensAid also offers support via live chat on its website or by email: [email protected].

Men can call the Men's Advice Line on 0808 8010 327 (Monday and Wednesday, 9am to 8pm, and Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9am to 5pm).

Men can also contact ManKind via phone 01823 334244 or by visiting the ManKind website.

If you are member of the LGBT+ community, you can call Galop on 0800 999 5428 for support, or via email: [email protected].

In an emergency, always dial 999.

Featured Image Credit: Alamy

Topics: News, Sport, UK News, Crime

Anish Vij
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