England international rugby union player arrested on suspicion of the rape of a teenager 1 week ago

England international rugby union player arrested on suspicion of the rape of a teenager

The player was held on Sunday following the report of an attack at a nightclub the day before

An England rugby union player has been arrested on suspicion of the rape of a teenager, as reported by the Daily Mail.

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He was arrested, with a 41-year-old woman also being held on suspicion of administering a substance with intent to cause a sexual offence.

Both the rugby player and woman have since been released on bail while detectives continue their investigations into the alleged incident.

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.

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"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.