Manchester United footballer Mason Greenwood has been arrested on suspicion of rape and assault after a woman alleging incidents of violence posted pictures and videos on social media.
Mason Greenwood alledged girlfriend, Harriet Robson published several pictures about an alledged sexual assault situation with the pro soccer player.
The player’s arrest comes after Manchester United announced he would not return to training or play any matches “until further notice”.
The 20-year-old remains in custody for questioning and enquiries are ongoing, Greater Manchester Police said.
The force launched an investigation after being made aware of the images and footage earlier today.
It comes after United announced that Greenwood would not return to training or play any matches “until further notice” after he was accused of assaulting a woman.
The allegations were released on Instagram on Sunday morning and included video, photographs, and a voice note claimed to be a conversation between Greenwood and the woman.
They have since been deleted.
Manchester United said in an earlier statement:
“We are aware of images and allegations circulating on social media.
“We will not make any further comment until the facts have been established.
“Manchester United does not condone violence of any kind.”
The striker, 20, from Bradford, made his debut in 2019 and has since clocked up 129 appearances for the club.
Greenwood made his senior England debut in 2020.
Sportswear giant Nike, which sponsors Greenwood, said in a statement:
“We are deeply concerned by the disturbing allegations and will continue to closely monitor the situation.”
A Police crime scene investigation van was seen parked outside the footballer’s house in Bowdon, Greater Manchester. Security staff, thought to have been provided by his club, were present at a second home he owns nearby and they confirmed that his parents were inside.
A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Police said: “Police were made aware earlier today (Sunday 30 January) of online social media images and videos posted by a woman reporting incidents of physical violence.
“An investigation was launched and following enquiries we can confirm a man in his 20s has since been arrested on suspicion of rape and assault. “He remains in custody for questioning. Enquiries are ongoing.”Nazir Afzal, former Chief Crown Prosecutor, tweeted on Sunday: “These allegations need to be investigated quickly.”
Alledged Audio of Mason Greenwood & Video Published By Harriet Robson
Mason Will John Greenwood shortly Mason Greenwood was born in Wilsey, Bradford, United Kingdom. He was raised by supportive parents, Andrew Greenwood and Melanie Greenwood. His father is an engineer, and his mother served as a housewife.
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