Manchester United ahead Mason Greenwood has been charged with tried rape, partaking in controlling and coercive behaviour, and assault, prosecutors stated on Saturday.
The 21-year-old England worldwide is because of seem at Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Courtroom on Monday, dealing with three counts referring to the identical lady.
Janet Potter, the deputy chief crown prosecutor for CPS North West, stated: “The Crown Prosecution Service has right this moment authorised Higher Manchester Police to cost Mason Greenwood, 21, with tried rape, partaking in controlling and coercive behaviour, and assault occasioning precise bodily hurt.”
“All three counts relate to the identical complainant. Specialist rape prosecutors from CPS North West’s complicated casework unit authorised the costs following a assessment of a file of proof obtained from Higher Manchester Police.”
The participant was first held in January over allegations referring to a younger lady after pictures and movies had been posted on-line.
He had been on bail since then.
Shortly after 1500 GMT, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) stated it had authorised Higher Manchester Police to cost Greenwood.
Earlier on Saturday, Greenwood was arrested over an alleged breach of bail situations.
He was additionally questioned on suspicion of creating threats to kill. The ahead has been on bail since.
Higher Manchester Police stated they had been “conscious of an allegation relating to a 21-year-old man breaching his bail situations and an arrest has been made.”
“Enquiries are ongoing presently,” a pressure consultant added.
Inside hours of the allegations surfacing on-line firstly of the yr, the ahead — who has made one look for England — was suspended from enjoying or coaching with the Previous Trafford membership.
Nike suspended and later terminated its sponsorship cope with Greenwood, whereas Digital Arts confirmed his removing from energetic squads on its FIFA 22 sport.