Mason Greenwood Harriet Robson Manchester United

Mason Greenwood and Harriet Robson. Photo: Twitter

JUST IN: Mason Greenwood’s bail extended … again!

Manchester United striker Mason Greenwood has had his police bail extended once again as investigations continue.

Mason Greenwood Harriet Robson Manchester United

Mason Greenwood and Harriet Robson. Photo: Twitter

Greenwood has received yet another reprieve as his bail has been extended – once again – after he was arrested on suspicion of rape and domestic abuse earlier this year.

He is currently out on bail, but remains under ongoing police investigation, based on charges related to the “rape and assault of a young woman” and “suspicion of sexual assault and threats to kill”.

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Last week, it was then revealed that the police investigation remains ongoing, but there has now been another application to extend his bail, which was duly granted after a hearing on Thursday.

It was held in open court, and Greenwood did not have to attend.

Greater Manchester Police (GMP) applied to have his bail extended at Manchester and Salford Magistrates, where it was granted. Police continue to investigate the matter, and did not specify when his bail will run out .

A GMP spokesperson said: ‘As the outcome of bail reviews does not impact the progression of investigations, Greater Manchester Police will not be providing any further updates in relation to this case until the suspect is charged or released facing no further action.’

According to reports, United sources have suggested the player will remain suspended as long as the police investigation is ongoing.

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The dramatic story broke across the globe when one-time girlfriend Harriet Robson was seen to have shared a post on Instagram at the end of January, which revealed bruises and cuts on her body with a caption stating: “To everyone who wants to know what Mason Greenwood actually does to me”.

The series of disturbing images clearly indicate a case of domestic abuse, while an audio clip seemingly implicates Greenwood in abusive and threatening behaviour.

In April, United were forced to deny suggestions Greenwood was about to return to training after it was noticed that his player profile was still included on their website.

A statement from United read: “There has been no change whatsoever in Mason’s status. We removed his profile from the club app soon after he was removed from the squad in January.

“This was in order to remove Mason from interactive elements of the app, such as team predictions. However, his profile was never removed from the website as he remains a Manchester United player, albeit not currently part of the squad, while the legal process unfolds.”

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The case against Greenwood broke when images of abuse were leaked online

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