A Premier League footballer, understood to be a Brighton participant in his 20s, has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault.
Sussex Police mentioned the person was arrested together with one other man in his 40s “after a lady reported being sexually assaulted at a venue in Brighton, within the early hours of Wednesday”.
Each males, from Brighton, stay in police custody, the pressure added.
The soccer membership mentioned: “Brighton & Hove Albion are conscious that one among its gamers is helping police with the investigation of an alleged offence.
“The matter is topic to a authorized course of and the membership is due to this fact unable to make additional remark at the moment.”
The girl is receiving specialist assist from officers, a police spokesperson mentioned.