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An England international rugby player has been arrested on suspicion of raping a teenager.
The male player in question has since been released on bail, having been arrested alongside a 41-year-old woman, who has also since been released.
The woman was held on suspicion of administering a substance with intent to cause a sexual offence.
Investigations have continued following their release, with a police spokesperson offering a statement on Tuesday – following the arrests on Sunday.
It reads: "Officers were called shortly before 11am on Sunday January 9 to a report of a sexual assault on a female.
"A woman in her late teens was reported to have been sexually assaulted."
"A man was arrested on suspicion of rape and a 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."
- Rugby union
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