A Premier League footballer has been arrested on suspicion of false imprisonment and rape.

Police said the alleged incident occurred at his home last month.

Authorities confirmed that officers had executed a warrant at an address and arrested a man on suspicion of rape and false imprisonment on Wednesday, November 11th.

The man has not yet been named for legal reasons but police are still investigating the case.

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In the statement to MailOnline, detectives said the man is no longer in their custody but an investigation is still ongoing.

They said: “He has since been released investigation pending further enquiries.”

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