Brighton have confirmed that one of their players has undergone an arrest by the police amid allegations of sexual assault. This as yet unidentified Brighton player is facing sexual assault charges, the club has revealed, and is helping the police.
Local authorities have confirmed that they took a man in his 20s, alongside another in his 40s, into custody recently. Their arrests followed an incident in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
And the Brighton player, whom they cannot name for legal reasons, is continuing to assist police with the investigation.
Brighton Player Is Facing Sexual Assault Charges
Premier League club Brighton have confirmed that one of their players is under arrest and helping with an ongoing investigation.
They have published a brief club statement as part of their football news.
A Brighton and Hove Albion spokesperson declared: “Brighton and 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.”
Meanwhile, a Sussex police spokesperson has said: “Two men have been arrested after a woman reported being sexually assaulted at a venue in Brighton, in the early hours of Wednesday.
“A man in his 40s and a man in his 20s, both from Brighton, were arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and remain in police custody at this time.”
Also, we can reassure readers that the victim of the alleged assault is receiving specialist support from officers.