Man United's Mason Greenwood further arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and threats to kill 5 months ago

Man United's Mason Greenwood further arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and threats to kill

The footballer was first arrested on Sunday

CW: Rape, assault

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Mason Greenwood has been further arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and threats to kill.

The 20-year-old was first arrested on Sunday January 30 on suspicion of rape and assault of a young woman.

In a statement on Monday, Greater Manchester Police said: "Detectives have been granted further additional time to speak to a man in his 20s who was arrested on suspicion of rape and assault of a woman.

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"The suspect was detained in custody on Sunday (January 30) afternoon after we became aware of online social media images and videos posted by a woman reporting incidents of physical violence.

"He continues to be questioned after magistrates authorised an extension until tomorrow (February 2).

"Following enquiries so far, he has since been further arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and threats to kill."

Meanwhile Manchester United have released a further statement, reiterating that they do not condone violence and that Greenwood will not "train with, or play for, the club until further notice.”

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It read: “Manchester United reiterates its strong condemnation of violence of any kind. As previously communicated, Mason Greenwood will not train with, or play for, the club until further notice”.

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