Boxer Conor McGregor arrested in Corsica over alleged sexual assault
Popular UFC star Conor McGregor has reportedly been taken into custody in Corsica for alleged indecent exposure and attempted sexual assault – but ‘vigorously’ denies the explosive accusations against him.
According to the AFP news agency, the Irishman was arrested following the incident.
The prosecutor’s office wrote in a statement: ‘Following a complaint filed on September 10 denouncing acts that could be described as attempted sexual assault and sexual exhibition, Mr. Conor Anthony McGregor was the subject of a hearing by the police.’
No other details have been given on the charges against him at present.
A representative for McGregor has told TMZ: ‘Conor McGregor vigorously denies any accusations of misconduct.
‘He has been interviewed and released.’
McGregor was recently pictured attending a lavish event in the region, on the port of Calvi, alongside his fiancee Dee Devlin on Friday night.