Premier League footballer arrested by GMP on suspicion of child … Tue, 20 Jul 2021 07:00:00 +0100-The player – who has not been named – has been suspended by his club pending a police investigation; the team say they will "support the authorities" but will …
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Premier League player arrested on suspicion of child sex offences Tue, 20 Jul 2021 07:00:00 +0100-The 31-year-old player, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has also been suspended by his club following the arrest. Greater Manchester Police confirmed …
A Premier League footballer has been arrested on suspicion of child sex offences.
The 31-year-old player, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has also been suspended by his club following the arrest.
Greater Manchester Police confirmed they arrested him on Friday.
He has since been released on bail as investigations continue.
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In a a statement, a GMP spokesperson said: “Officers arrested a 31-year-old man on Friday 16 July 2021 on suspicion of child sex offences.
“He is on police bail pending further enquiries.”
Last night (Monday), the player's club confirmed that he had been suspended as a result of the investigation and arrest.
A spokesperson said the club will 'continue to support the authorities with their inquiries' and that no further comment would be made at this time.
“We can confirm we have suspended a first-team player pending a police investigation”, the statement said.
“The club will continue to support the authorities with their inquiries and will not be making any further statement at this time.”
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– July 20, 2021
Premier League player arrested on suspicion of child sex offences
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