Update: Man.United striker, Mason Greenwood has his bail extended until the summer as police continue to probe rape and sexual assault allegations

Manchester United striker, Mason Greenwood has had his bail extended until mid-June over allegations he raped and assaulted a young woman.

The 20-year-old Manchester United footballer was arrested in January after images and videos were posted online.

He was also questioned on suspicion of making threats to kill.

Greenwood was released on conditional bail which was due to expire on Saturday, April 30.

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In an update on the investigation, Greater Manchester Police 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.’

Shortly after the allegations surfaced online, the striker was suspended from playing or training with the Old Trafford club until further notice.

Nike suspended its sponsorship deal with Greenwood, and later terminated it, and Electronic Arts confirmed his removal from active squads on its Fifa 22 game.

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