Celtic's James Forrest arrested in connection with alleged sexual assault

Celtic midfielder James Forrest is arrested and later released by police in connection with a sexual assault accusation.

Celtic midfielder James Forrest was reportedly arrested and later released by police following allegations of sexual assault.

The 22-year-old is said to have been questioned by the authorities in connection with an alleged incident that occurred in Prestwick, South Ayrshire, earlier this month.

According to the Daily Mail, a Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "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, November 9 and 2am on Sunday November 10."

Forrest is in the starting lineup for Celtic's Champions League clash against AC Milan this evening.

James Forrest of Celtic is congratulated by teammate Virgil van Dijk of Celtic after scoring the opening goal from the penalty spot during the UEFA Champions League Group H match between Celtic and Ajax at Celtic Park Stadium on October 22, 2013
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