England international rugby star is arrested on suspicion of rape

England international rugby star is arrested on suspicion of raping a teenager in a nightclub, as 41-year-old woman is also held on suspicion of administering a substance with intent to cause a sexual offence

  • An England international rugby player has been arrested on suspicion of rape 
  • The player was held on Sunday following a report of an attack at a nightclub 
  • He was arrested along with a 41-year-old woman and was released on bail  
  • An England rugby union player has been arrested on suspicion of the rape of a teenager.

    The player, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was held on Sunday following the report of an attack at a nightclub the day before.

    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.  

    An England international rugby player has been arrested on suspicion of the rape

    Both have been released on bail while detectives continue their investigations.

    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. 

    He has been released on bail while detectives continue investigating the offence

    He has been released on bail while detectives continue investigating the offence

    ‘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 can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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