The Crown Prosecution Service have confirmed that Mason Greenwood will be charged with attempted rape, engaging in controlling and coercive behaviour, and assault.
The Manchester United forward was arrested back in January and had his bail extended in June, though was re-arrested on Saturday morning after breaking these conditions.
And the CPS confirmed on Saturday afternoon that they have authorised Greater Manchester Police to charge Greenwood.
“The Crown Prosecution Service has today authorised Greater Manchester Police to charge Mason Greenwood, 21, with attempted rape, engaging in controlling and coercive behaviour, and assault occasioning actual bodily harm,” Janet Potter, the Deputy Chief Crown Prosecutor for CPS North West said in a statement.
“All three counts relate to the same complainant.
“Specialist rape prosecutors from CPS North West's complex casework unit authorised the charges following a review of a file of evidence received from Greater Manchester Police.”
Greenwood will appear at Greater Manchester Magistrates' court on Monday.
This article was originally published on 90min as Mason Greenwood to be charged with attempted rape.
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