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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.
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.
Seven professional footballers have been arrested in connection with an alleged sexual assault in Cornwall.
The men play for League One side Crew Alexandra. They were staying in Redruth for a pre-season Camp. The attack on a woman in her 20s is alleged to have happened early yesterday.
Francesca Carpenter reports.
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.