Police trying to locate Nile Ranger over assault claim

Former Premiership footballer Nile Ranger is being sought by police in connection with an alleged assault on a woman and criminal damage at a block of flats.

Former Newcastle United striker Nile Ranger
Former Newcastle United striker Nile Ranger Credit: PA

The ex-Newcastle United striker - who now plays for Swindon Town in League One - has been reported to police by both a building management company and the Sunday Mirror, which reported that it had been given CCTV footage of the alleged incident, taken by a camera outside the flats.

It allegedly shows the 23-year-old footballer punching a woman and trying to repeatedly barge and kick the door to the flats in Gordon Gardens, Swindon, Wiltshire on April 13.

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Footballer Nile Ranger to be quizzed over assault claim

Former Premiership footballer Nile Ranger is being sought by police who want to question the Swindon Town player in connection with an alleged assault on a woman and criminal damage at a block of flats.