Premier League participant who was arrested on suspicion of rape has had certainly one of three allegations in opposition to him dropped as his bail was prolonged till early October.
He was additional arrested whereas in custody over allegations of raping a unique lady in April and June 2021.
The 29-year-old denies the allegations. In a press release, the Metropolitan Police mentioned “no additional motion” can be taken in relation to the June 2021 offence.
It was reported the alleged rape occurred in June 2022. On 4 July, a 29-year-old man was arrested at an tackle in Barnet on suspicion of rape and brought into custody
“On 4 July, an allegation of rape of a lady in her 20s was reported to police,” the assertion mentioned.
“It was reported the alleged rape occurred in June 2022. On 4 July, a 29-year-old man was arrested at an tackle in Barnet on suspicion of rape and brought into custody.
“Whereas in custody, he was additional arrested on suspicion of two incidents of rape that have been alleged to have been dedicated in April and June of 2021 in opposition to a unique lady in her 20s.
“No additional motion will likely be taken in relation to the offence in June 2021 however the investigation into the remaining offences is ongoing.
“The person was initially bailed till a date in August however his bail has since been prolonged to a date in early October.”
Earlier in July, the participant’s Premier League membership confirmed it was not presently taking motion in opposition to the participant.
The membership, which has additionally not been named, mentioned in a press release: “We’re conscious of the allegations that are presently the topic of a police investigation.
“We now have confirmed that the participant denies the allegations and is on police bail pending the result of their inquiries. There have been no costs laid and the participant can fulfil his skilled commitments together with permitted journey.
“We take our commitments and duties critically and have adopted our safeguarding insurance policies and procedures.
“We are going to hold this matter underneath shut consideration and can evaluation additional if circumstances change.”