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Celtic player James Forrest arrested over alleged sexual assault

Celtic player James Forrest has been arrested in connection with an alleged sexual assault, police have said.

The 22-year-old midfielder has been reported to the procurator fiscal over alleged offences of public indecency and sexual assault.

The incidents were alleged to have happened in Prestwick, South Ayrshire, earlier this month.

Forrest played from the start for Celtic in their Champions League match with AC Milan on Tuesday evening.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman confirmed: "A 22-year-old man is subject to a report to the procurator fiscal in connection with allegations of public indecency and sexual assault in Prestwick between 11pm on Saturday 9 November and 2am on Sunday 10 November."

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