COPS seized the car and clothing of a world-famous Irish sports star after an alleged alcohol-fuelled sexual assault The Sun can reveal.
The alleged victim, in her 20s, told cops on Saturday the sexual assault had happened in the star’s car in Crumlin, a suburb of Dublin.
Just hours later the sportsman was stopped by officers and his motor seized and forensically examined.
Items of clothing belonging to the star were also taken by police following the alleged assault on Friday night.
It’s the second time the sports star has been linked to a suspected sexual assault
A source said: “A complaint has been made and is now being thoroughly investigated, as would any complaint of this nature.
“These investigations take time and every avenue is being followed.
“It’s not the first time this individual has been caught up in a serious investigation.”
The Sun understands he had been on a marathon booze session before going to a bar on Friday afternoon.
Once there, it’s believed he was joined by another group, including the young woman who later made the complaint against him.
The sports star has yet to be quizzed by cops.
Irish police confirmed an investigation was under way.
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A spokesman said: “Police in Crumlin are investigating an alleged sexual assault of a woman that occurred last Friday at approximately 9pm on Drimnagh Road, Dublin 12.
“Investigations are ongoing and no arrests have been made at this time.
“Owing to the nature of the investigation we will not be commenting further at this time.”
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