Footballers seized in Ibiza over suspected sex attack on UK girl
TWO Charlton Athletic footballers were taken to court in handcuffs on the holiday island of Ibiza yesterday over an alleged sexual assault on a teenage British girl.
Karlan Ahearne-Grant and Reeco Hackett-Fairchild, both 20, were held by armed Spanish police in connection with the alleged attack in the early hours of Tuesday.
They were questioned by an investigating magistrate behind closed doors. A third Briton, aged 26, was later arrested over the AhearneGrant, right, and HackettFairchild, in white T-shirt, are led into the court building yesterday. A third Briton, far left, who has not been named, was later also arrested strikers with the League One side, were on holiday on the Mediterranean island.
It is alleged that one assaulted the victim while the second filmed the attack on a mobile phone.
An ID parade was arranged to identify the third man who was also alleged to have been present, it was reported last night.
A Charlton Athletic spokesman said: “The club are looking into this matter. Due to the ongoing investigation we will not be commenting further at this stage.”