Police Arrest Brighton Player on Suspicion of Sexual Assault
The Sussex Police has arrested a player of Brighton & Hove Albion for sexual assault, the player is expected to remain in Police custody.
Sky Sports confirmed the news on its website, according to reports, the player who is in his 20's was arrested in a nightclub in Brighton on Wednesday morning. A man who is in his 40's was also arrested by the Police.
The Sussex Police released a statement confirming that two men were arrested after a woman claimed she was sexually assaulted.
Two men have been arrested after a woman reported being sexually assaulted at a venue in Brighton in the early hours of Wednesday ( October 6). A man in his 40's and a man in his 20's, both from Brighton, we're arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and remain in police custody at this time. The victim is receiving specialist support from officers.
Brighton also released a statement concerning the current incident.
Brighton & Hove Albion are aware that one of its players is assisting police with the investigation of an alleged offence.
The matter is subject to a legal process and the club is therefore unable to make further comment at this time.