England International arrested on alleged suspicion of sex with 15-year-old girl

shashi / 03 March 2015

England and Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson has been arrested on suspicion of having sex with a 15-year-old girl, BBC have confirmed.

The Sun confirmed the arrest of the player earlier today. Durham Police have confirmed that Johnson will remain under custody until further notice.

The player was arrested from him mansion where the unmarked cars, a polce van and few crime scene investigators were at his home.

Sunderland have issued a statement confirming the suspension Adam Johnson pending the outcome of the investigation. 

Adam Johnson has been an integral part of Gus Poyet’s side this season and will be a big blow to Black Cat’s hope of surviving this season. Johnson will miss Sunderland’s matches for indefinite period due to his arrest.

This story has further re-ignited Ched Evans rape saga and will dealt with even more harsh reactions if found guilty. Ideally all the details about the girl has been kept discrete. Police are yet to issue a public statement regarding the exact length of the period Johnson will be kept in custody.

There are serious beliefs around British media that if it’s proven Johnson’s playing career will be done and he may never find a club who will sign him.

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