Mason Greenwood charged with attempted rape | UK News

Manchester United footballer Mason Greenwood has been charged with attempted rape.

Greenwood, 21, allegedly attempted to rape a woman on October 22 last year.

He is also alleged to have exercised control or coercion over a period of nearly three years between November 1, 2018 and October 15 of this year.

The footballer goes on to be accused of assaulting a person causing them actual bodily harm between December 1 and December 31 last year.

All three charges involve the same female complainant, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said.

Janet Potter, deputy chief public prosecutor for CPS North West, said: “The Crown Prosecution Service today authorized Greater Manchester Police to charge 21-year-old Mason Greenwood with one count of rape, of participating in the alleged rape. controlling and coercing behavior, and assault sometimes causes bodily harm.

“Rape prosecutors from the CPS North West complexity unit authorized charges after reviewing the record of evidence received from Greater Manchester Police.”

Greenwood pictured during Old Trafford's clash with West Ham United's Aaron Cresswell in January this year
Greenwood pictured during Old Trafford’s clash with West Ham United’s Aaron Cresswell in January this year

Greenwood was arrested in the stadium area on Saturday and has since been charged and taken into custody, Greater Manchester Police said.

He will appear before the judges in Manchester on Monday.

Greenwood was first detained in January on charges involving a young woman after photos and videos were posted online.

The striker – who has one England cap – was suspended by his club from playing or training at Old Trafford within hours of the allegations.

Nike suspended and subsequently terminated its sponsorship agreement with Greenwood.


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