Manchester United star Mason Greenwood has been docked as his sexual assault hearing Kicked off on Monday, October 17, 2022. Mason Greenwood has been battling to clear his name after videos surfaced online of his alleged assault and threats against the life of his girlfriend, Harriet Robson back in 2021.
Mason Greenwood will battle to clear his name as he appears in Greater Manchester Magistrate court with his alleged victim, Harriet Robson.
Greenwood is charged with attempted rape, controlling behavior, and threat to life.
He was rearrested on Saturday, 15 October, for allegedly breaching bail conditions.
A police report confirms that Mason Greenwood was whisked away by the police from his £15,000 monthly rented apartment after he breached his bail condition by making contact with his alleged victim.
There were reports that Mason Greenwood may likely return to Old Trafford after he was spotted outside custody maintaining a low-key presence.
However, the rumors of an imminent return was shattered after the arrest.
Maso Greenwood was spotted on Manchester United’s official website, also fueling the rumors of his imminent return to football nearing nine months after his legal battle with Harriet Robson began.
However, after his rearrest, Manchester United confirmed their position, stating categorically that Mason Greenwood is not expected to return to the team pending an investigation by the Police into the allegations brought against him.
As of the time of filing this report, Mason Greenwood has arrived at the Greater Manchester Magistrate court for a case hearing.
He was driven in a van into the court premises and was supported by his family as he entered the court for the hearing.
His family sat in the public gallery while Greenwood was pictured wearing a grey hoodie and joggers, and a white t-shirt.
Greenwood’s alleged victim was also spotted in the court being flagged and supported by her Pal.
The case was adjourned after Greenwood had confirmed his name, date of birth, and address.
Mason Greenwood is charged with a series of offenses allegedly committed between November 1, 2018, and October 15, 2022.
Greenwood’s alleged offense includes derogatory comments on social media.
He is also charged with four years of controlling and coercive behavior, including attempted rape on October 12, 2021.
Greenwood is also indicted for assaultive behavior, which occurred on December 12 and December 21, 2021, respectively.
If convicted, Mason Greenwood faces possible life imprisonment, which will spell doom for his budding football career.
Greenwood’s booming career is at a crossroads at the moment.
He has lost sponsorship deals, and some of his teammates have unfollowed him on social media since he came under Police scrutiny and arrest for the alleged misconduct.
Mason Greenwood joined Premier League side Manchester United at six and moved through the ranks to earn a regular spot in the team.
He became the youngest Manchester United star to play in the Champions League after featuring for the team in 2019, when he was just 17.
Things have worsened since the news of the alleged assault surfaced online. Greenwood will know his fate in the court hearing which could drag untill 2023.
Despite not featuring for Manchester United since his arrest and investigation into the matter in January 2022, Manchester United are reportedly still paying him his £75,000 weekly wage and that is expected to continue untill his contract is terminated or expires.