Newcastle striker Nile Ranger arrested on suspicion of rape - originally posted on Soccerlens.comNewcastle United striker Nile Ranger has been arrested by Northumbria Police on suspicion of rape.
Nile Ranger arrested on the suspicion of rape
Police arrested the 21-year-old after receiving a report from a woman alleging she had been sexually assaulted at hotel Jesmond, Newcastle on Wednesday night.
On Thursday evening, Ranger was taken to Wallsend police station after police raided his home in Forest Hall, North Tyneside, where he is still being questioned.
A Police spokeswoman said as quoted in the press:
“On Thursday, January 24, a woman reported to police that she had been raped overnight at a hotel in Jesmond.
“A 21-year-old man has been arrested at an address in Forest Hall on suspicion of rape.”
Ranger, who has made only two appearances in the league this season, hasn’t been a popular figure amongst the Magpies. Manager Alan Pardew is losing patience with him too.
The striker ...