Footballers held over sex attack

Six men, including at least three Crewe players, have been arrested in connection with sexual assault.

Last Updated: 06/07/13 at 22:31

The League One club had been on a pre-season training camp in Cornwall when the alleged incident took place, in Redruth.

A Devon and Cornwall Police spokesman confirmed the arrests. He said: "At 4.30am [today], police in Redruth received a complaint of sexual assault against a woman aged in her early 20s.

"The incident is alleged to have occurred at a property in Redruth. As a result of inquiries, five men aged 35, 19, 18 and two aged 24 were arrested in connection with the incident. They remain in custody centres in Camborne and Newquay.

"Earlier this evening, a sixth man was arrested in Cheshire, aged 21 years. He will be taken back to Cornwall where he will be formally interviewed."

A spokesman for the club tonight confirmed Crewe players were being held.

He said: "I can confirm some players have been arrested.

"From what we know there are three arrested and two helping with inquiries over an alleged sexual assault.

"The details are a bit sketchy so we can't really comment at the moment."

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Related News

Sky Bet

    • Retrieving latest Sky Bet odds

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

H

e was right to leave, but not just because of the money City were coming into. If I remember rightly he had a reasonable amount of chances to shine at City, but he never passed the bloody ball. Loads of aimless dribbles and 40 yard shots and not much else. I would say that if he had learnt to be a bit more of a team player he may have done better at City.

bright and edgy
Sturridge: Right to leave City

O

h! And.... has it gone in!?' Well John, it is quite literally your job to tell me, so stop phrasing it as a question.

ajsr1982
Eye On The Experts: John Motson

M

an who resembles bond villain complains about spies ....brillliant

mrjackson
Palace deny spying accusation

Footer 365

West Ham's Matt Jarvis thinks he may need to be more clever after Arsenal penalty incident

West Ham's Matt Jarvis says he may have to be "a bit more clever" after staying on his feet despite Bacary Sagna's foul.

Transfer news: Damien Duff already planning for life after Fulham

Damien Duff has confirmed that he will be leaving Fulham this summer and will be going in search of 'something new'.

Premier League: Harry Kane feels youngsters are crucial to Tottenham's cause

Harry Kane believes he and a number of fellow academy graduates are capable of holding down regular roles at Tottenham.

Mail Box

Fatigue No Excuse For Giroud Being Cr*p

We have a long mail on why Giroud isn't very good at all, plus some more thoughts on neutrality. Plus, who do you want out of you club this summer and Liverpool moving buses...

Will Liverpool Cope With Parked Buses?

That's the real problem they're going to face next year, says one Man United fan who's already looking forward to the end of this campaign. Plus, thoughts on neutrality...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property