Premier League footballer is arrested on suspicion of rape in ‘dramatic 3am swoop by police’ and is ‘quizzed by detectives for more than 15 hours’
- The player is currently in custody being questioned over the alleged attack
- It remains to be seen if the player will travel on his team’s pre-season tour
- The Metropolitan Police confirm enquiries into the circumstances are ongoing
The player, in his late 20s, cannot be named for legal reasons.
He was in custody being questioned on Monday night over an alleged attack which is said to have taken place towards the end of last month.
The footballer was said to have been quizzed by detectives for at least 15 hours, according to The Sun.
A Premier League footballer has been arrested in north London on suspicion of rape
‘It was reported the alleged rape happened in June 2022. A man was arrested at an address in Barnet on suspicion of rape and taken into custody where he remains. Enquiries into the circumstances are ongoing.’