Mason Greenwood: Manchester United participant charged with tried rape, police say

Mason Greenwood: Manchester United participant charged with tried rape, police say


Manchester United footballer Mason Greenwood has been charged with tried rape, England’s Better Manchester Police (GMP) confirmed on Saturday.

“Better Manchester Police remanded a 21-year-old man on costs of controlling and coercive behaviour, tried rape and part 47 assault on a girl,” GMP advised CNN in an announcement.

Greenwood was arrested earlier on Saturday, GMP stated.

The deputy chief crown prosecutor for the North West department of the nation’s Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), Janet Potter, stated in an earlier assertion that the CPS had approved GMP to put costs in opposition to the striker, including that each one three counts associated to the identical complainant.

“Specialist rape prosecutors from CPS North West’s complicated casework unit accepted the fees following a evaluation of proof recordsdata acquired from Better Manchester Police,” Potter added.

Greenwood’s first court docket look is scheduled for October 17 at Better Manchester Magistrates’ Court docket.

The membership suspended Greenwood earlier this 12 months pending the end result of an investigation and stated on Saturday that the participant had been suspended.

“Manchester United notes that prison costs have been introduced in opposition to Mason Greenwood by the Crown Prosecution Service,” the membership stated in an announcement on Saturday.

“He stays suspended by the membership pending the end result of the judicial course of.”

Greenwood has not appeared for the English Premier League aspect since he was sacked in January following allegations of home violence in opposition to the 21-year-old England participant.

CNN has reached out to Greenwood’s representatives for remark.

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