The Newcastle United striker Nile Ranger has been arrested on suspicion of rape, sources have said.
Northumbria Police said they were investigating an alleged incident at a hotel in Jesmond on Wednesday evening. Officers arrested a 21-year-old man in Forest Hall.
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