28/10/2010

Bolton Striker Arrested

A premiership footballer has been arrested on suspicion of rape.

Bolton Wanderers striker Ivan Klasnic, 30, was arrested on Monday in connection with the rape of a 17-year-old girl in Manchester.

A spokesman for Greater Manchester Police said the teenager was attacked in an apartment in the city centre in the early hours of Monday.

The striker, who also plays for Croatia, has been released on police bail pending further inquiries.

(BMcN/gk)

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