Manchester police have arrested Mason Greenwood, a United player, on charges of sexual assault and battery against his girlfriend, Harriet Robson, after she published several photos on her account on “Instagram” claiming that they show the effects of the physical abuse she was subjected to, including severe bleeding in her lip and several bruises in her. Her face and body, which she was subjected to at the hands of the star of the Red Devils.
In a statement, Manchester Police confirmed that they had arrested a young man in his twenties who is currently under investigation into the accusations leveled against him by his British girlfriend.
Greenwood’s friend posted a video on the social networking site Instagram, in which she condemned the player for being raped and violent, saying: “For everyone who wants to know what Mason Greenwood did.”
This comes at a time when Manchester United decided to exclude the player from the team’s group training a few hours before his arrest, in compliance with the accusations facing the player.
A Manchester United statement read: “We are aware of the images and allegations circulating on social media.”
United’s statement completed, “We will have no further comment on the matter until the facts are established. Manchester United will not condone violence in any form.”
Harriet Robson, the girlfriend of Manchester United star Mason Greenwood, has accused him of assaulting her.