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

Chelsea's Hudson-Odoi says he will face no action on rape allegation

By Arvind Sriram Time of article published Jun 14, 2020

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

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

"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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