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Mason Greenwood: Man Utd footballer remains on bail, police confirm

Greater Manchester police issued a brief update on their investigation today (Friday 29 April).

<p>Mason Greenwood has been suspended by Manchester United (Photo: Getty)</p>

Mason Greenwood has been suspended by Manchester United (Photo: Getty)

Greater Manchester police say they have applied to extend bail for Manchester United player Mason Greenwood as they continue an investigation.

Greenwood, 20, was arrested in January and was later released on bail pending further investigation

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His bail was due to expire on Saturday 30 April.

In a statement on Friday, a police spokesman said: “We are continuing to investigate a report made to us on Sunday 30 January of online social media images and videos posted by a woman reporting incidents of physical violence.

“A 20-year-old man arrested that day on suspicion of the rape and assault of a woman, and threats to kill, remains on bail.

“An application has been made to the courts to have his bail extended beyond Saturday 30 April, but the hearing isn’t expected to be until mid-June.

“The suspect will remain on conditional bail until the date of the court hearing.”

Greenwood remains suspended by his club and is not eligible to play.