21 year-old Newcastle striker Nile Ranger has been arrested on suspicion of rape, and is being held by Northumbria Police following an allegation made by a woman, that she was attacked at a hotel in Jesmond overnight.
Nile Ranger – in trouble with police once again
This is not the first time Ranger has been in trouble with police over the last 20 months or so, but this is the first time he has been accused of rape.
This is what a Northumbria police spokeswoman said:
“On Thursday January 24 a woman reported to police that she had been raped overnight at a hotel in Jesmond.” “A 21-year-old man has been arrested at an address in Forest Hall on suspicion of rape.”
Newcastle would love to unload the 21 year-old, and it was telling that Alan Pardew said he would have liked to have brought on another striker in the second half against Reading last Saturday – but didn’t have that option – even though striker Nile Ranger was on the bench.
And the London lad angered Newcastle fans after the Reading defeat, by telling them not to come to the games if they were going to boo the players.
A Newcastle United spokeswoman declined to comment on the story this morning.
This could be big trouble for the 21 year-old.
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