An England rugby star has reportedly been arrested as police investigate the alleged attack in a nightclub. Another woman has also been arrested in relation to the incident
An England Rugby Union player has reportedly been arrested on suspicion of the rape of a teenager.
The player, who can’t be named due to legal reasons, was held on Sunday following a report of an attack at a nightclub.
The attack is said to have taken place the day before according to MailOnline.
He was arrested, and a 41-year-old woman was also held on suspicion of administering a substance with intent to cause a sexual offence.
Both individuals have been released on bail while investigations continue.
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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.
“A man was arrested on suspicion of rape and a woman was arrested on suspicion of administering a substance with intent to cause a sexual offence.
“Both have since been released on bail as enquiries continue and a number of lines of enquiry are being followed up by detectives.”
Anyone with information is asked to contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.