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Adam Johnson's bail extended after arrest

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Image caption Adam Johnson was suspended by Sunderland

England and Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson has had his bail extended following his arrest on suspicion of having sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl.

The 27-year-old was arrested on 2 March and questioned at a station close to his County Durham home.

He is due to report back to police at 10:00 GMT on Thursday 23 April while the investigation continues.

Sunderland AFC said he had been suspended pending the outcome.

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