Chelsea's Callum Hudson-Odoi says police will not take further action against him over rape allegation

The 19-year-old was arrested on 17 May following an argument with a woman, the Sun newspaper had reported.

Reuters June 14, 2020 10:48:29 IST
Chelsea's Callum Hudson-Odoi says police will not take further action against him over rape allegation

Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi said on Saturday police have confirmed they will take no further action over a rape allegation.

The 19-year-old was arrested on 17 May following an argument with a woman, the Sun newspaper had reported.

Chelseas Callum HudsonOdoi says police will not take further action against him over rape allegation

Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi. Reuters

“I have stayed silent and assisted the police fully throughout their enquiries, as I knew the day would soon come when my name would be cleared,” Hudson-Odoi wrote on Twitter.

“Following a full and thorough investigation, the police have now confirmed they will take no further action.”

Metropolitan Police said in a statement: “A man arrested on Sunday, May 17 following an allegation of rape has been released with no further action.”

Chelsea have made no comment on the incident.

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