Mason Greenwood charged with rape and assault
Mason Greenwood of Manchester United has been charged with rape and assault.
Greenwood, 20, will not play or
train while police and the club investigate the circumstances surrounding images and an audio file shared on social
media on Sunday."Earlier today (Sunday 30 January), Greater Manchester Police were made aware of online social media
images and videos posted by a woman reporting incidents of physical violence." An investigation was launched,
and we can confirm a man in his 20s has been charged with rape and assault. He is still being questioned. Ongoing
inquiries." "Mason Greenwood will not return to training or matches until further notice," United said. United had
previously stated that they would conduct their own investigation before suspending Greenwood.
"We are aware of social media images and allegations," the statement said. "We won't comment until the facts are established.
"Manchester United does not tolerate violence."