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Brighton and Hove Albion participant arrested on suspicion of sexual assault as membership verify police investigation

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Sean O’Brien

sixth October 2021,
10:29 pm

Updated: seventh October 2021,
12:42 am

A Brighton and Hove Albion participant has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault.

The Premier League footballer is in his twenties and can’t be named for authorized causes.

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Brighton have responded to the information

He was arrested exterior a seafront nightclub on Wednesday morning together with one other man in his forties.

Sussex Police mentioned in an announcement: “Two males have been arrested after a lady reported being sexually assaulted at a venue in Brighton, within the early hours of Wednesday (October 6).

“A person in his 40s and a person in his 20s, each from Brighton, have been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and stay in police custody at the moment.

“The sufferer is receiving specialist assist from officers.”

Meanwhile, a Brighton assertion learn: “Brighton & Hove Albion are conscious that one in all its gamers is helping police with the investigation of an alleged offence.

“The matter is topic to a authorized course of and the membership is due to this fact unable to make additional remark at the moment.”

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