Nile Ranger questioned on suspicion of rape
TROUBLE-hit Toon striker Nile Ranger is today being questioned on suspicion of rape.
Police received a report from a woman alleging she had been sexually attacked in a city hotel by the Newcastle United player.
The crime is said to have taken place overnight between Wednesday into Thursday at a hotel in Jesmond.
Police arrived at the 21-year-old's Forest Hall home, North Tyneside, on Thursday evening and took him to Wallsend police station.
Officers are still questioning him today.
A Northumbria Police spokesman said: “On Thursday, January 24, a woman reported to police that she had been raped overnight at a hotel in Jesmond.
“A 21-year-old man has been arrested at an address in Forest Hall on suspicion of rape.”
Only hours before he was arrested the Newcastle United footballer used more than £1,500 to spell out his name in £20 notes before taking a picture of it and posting it on Instagram.
at the last bit too. Looks like Nile's been taking advice from