All allegations of abuse and assault against Mason Greenwood are dropped

All allegations of abuse and assault against Mason Greenwood are dropped

Greater Manchester Police dropped all charges of attempted rape, abuse and coercive and controlling behavior against Manchester United footballer Mason Greenwood on Thursday.

Greenwood, 21, was arrested in January 2022 after a friend of her ex-partner published a series of photos and videos on social networks in which she appeared with injuries allegedly caused by the footballer.

The player was suspended by United, a club he had been a member of since he was six, and has not played since January 22, 2022. In addition, he lost several advertising contracts, including that of the sports brand Nike. , and is also withdrawn from the FIFA 22 video game.

“Given the importance of this case in the media, it is only fair that we share the news that a 21-year-old man, who was arrested and charged in January 2022 in an open investigation, will face no criminal charges against him in connection with this,” said Michaela Kerr of Greater Manchester Police.

“The investigation team has been in regular contact with the legal team and understands that the proceedings have been halted at this time and that this decision has not been taken lightly. Despite the public and press interest in this matter, we have decided not to comment further. to give.” he added.

A spokesman for the prosecution said charges against the footballer had been dropped due to “the withdrawal of a key witness” and new material coming to light showing there was no “realistic prospect of guilt”.

Source: El heraldo