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Mason Greenwood released on bail following private hearing

Mason Greenwood released on bail following private hearing
Manchester Unitedโ€™s Mason Greenwood has been charged with attempted rape, controlling and coercive behaviour, and assault. Photo: Mike Egerton/PA

Manchester United striker Mason Greenwood has been granted bail on Wednesday following the results of a private hearing.

The 21-year-old has been charged with attempted rape, controlling behaviour and assault, following the emergence of social media videos and images, by a woman reporting incidents of abuse.

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A spokesman for the court confirmed bail had been granted, with special conditions ensuring that no contact to be made with witnesses, including the complainant, and to reside at an address in Bowdon.

As reported by BBC News, the forward had been on bail since January until his arrest at the weekend for an alleged breach of the conditions imposed.

Mr. Greenwood did not appear in court for the short hearing today.

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The offences relate to a period between November 2018 and October 2022, where he is alleged to have made threatening and derogatory comments towards the complainant.

The charge of assault for actual bodily harm is said to have taken place in December 2021.

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