Footballer Ravel Morrison charged with common assaults

Greater Manchester Police have this morning charged footballer Ravel Morrison over the assault of two women.

Morrison is due to appear before Manchester and Salford Magistrates court today.

At about 3.20am on Sunday 27 July 2014, police were called to an address on Alexandra Road, Peel Green, Salford, following reports a 19-year-old woman and a 39-year-old woman had been assaulted.

Officers attended and established the young woman had also been assaulted outside a bar in Manchester city centre earlier that evening and a 21-year-old man was subsequently arrested at a later date.