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An England rugby international has been arrested on suspicion of raping a teenager.

Police officers were called shortly before 11am on Sunday 9 January to reports of a sexual assault.

A 41-year-old woman has also been arrested “on suspicion of administering a substance with intent to cause a sexual offence.”

Both suspects have been released on bail as “as enquiries continue”.

A police spokesperson said: “Officers were called shortly before 11am on Sunday 9 January 2022 to a report of a sexual assault on a female.

“A woman in her late teens was reported to have been sexually assaulted. She is currently being supported by specialist officers.

“A man was arrested on suspicion of rape and a 41-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of administering a substance with intent to cause a sexual offence.

“Both have since been released on bail as enquiries continue and a number of lines of enquiry are being followed up by detectives.”

Source: BBC

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