Footballers released without charges

Seven Crewe Alexandra footballers have been released and will face no further action following an investigation by Devon & Cornwall Police into an alleged sexual assault in Cornwall

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Footballers released without charge

Seven professional footballers who were arrested, five in Cornwall, on suspicion of sexual assault have been released without any action being taken against them.

The arrests of members of Crewe Alexandra FC followed a complaint of serious sexual assault from a woman in her early 20s.

The League One club were on a pre-season training camp in Cornwall when the alleged incident took place in Redruth, Cornwall, in the early hours of July 6.

Five men were arrested in Cornwall and two were later detained in Cheshire by police investigating the complaint.

The men, who were aged between 18 and 35, were later released on bail pending further inquiries.

All seven men have been released without any action being taken against them."

– Devon & Cornwall Police statement

After conducting a thorough investigation, Devon and Cornwall Police have today confirmed that no action will be taken against any Crewe Alexandra players in relation to the alleged pre-season incident in Truro."

– Crewe Alexandra FC statement

Seven bailed after alleged sexual assault

Seven Crewe Alexandra footballers have been released on police bail as investigations continue into an alleged sexual assault in Cornwall.

The players were staying at a hotel in Redruth during pre-season training. The attack on a woman in her 20s is alleged to have happened early on Saturday.

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Footballers held over sexual assault in Cornwall

Six men, including at least three players from League One club Crewe Alexandra, have been arrested in connection with a sexual assault in Cornwall.

The club had been at a training camp when the alleged incident took place against a woman in her early twenties at a property in Redruth. Five men, aged between 18 and 35, were arrested in Cornwall. A sixth man, aged 21, was arrested in Cheshire and police say he'll be brought back for questioning.

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