The Premier League A soccer player arrested on suspicion of rape is facing further rape charges against another woman, according to new reports.
The Telegraph reported on Monday that an “internationally renowned” soccer player in his 20s has been arrested in London and detained over an alleged attack, said to have taken place in June.
The player, who has not been named for legal reasons, was arrested at an address in Barnet on Monday.
The Premier League star has been released on bail until August after spending about 30 hours in custody after being questioned over three alleged attacks. telegraphLast updated.
In an updated statement, Scotland Yard said: “On 4 July, police were informed of an allegation of rape of a woman in her twenties.
“The alleged rape was reported to have occurred in June 2022. On July 4, a 29-year-old man was arrested at an address in Barnet on suspicion of rape and taken into custody.
While in custody, he was arrested again on suspicion of two rapes allegedly committed in April and June of 2021 against a different woman in her twenties.
He was subsequently released on bail until a date in August. Investigations are still ongoing into his circumstances.