Sunderland's Titus Bramble in sex assault and drugs arrest

Titus Bramble Titus Bramble has also played for Ipswich, Newcastle and Wigan

Sunderland's Titus Bramble has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and possession of a Class A drug.

The 30-year-old defender was later released on bail by police on Teesside.

Cleveland Police said that a 30-year-old man from Wynyard was arrested in Yarm in the early hours.

Sunderland AFC said in a statement: "The club is looking into this matter but due to ongoing police investigations is unable to comment further at this stage."

The player, who started his career at his hometown club, Ipswich, was picked 10 times for England's Under-21s.

He also played for Newcastle United and Wigan Athletic, before joining Sunderland in 2010.

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