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Footballer David Goodwillie has been charged over an alleged serious sexual assault

Footballer David Goodwillie has been charged over an alleged serious sexual assault

Footballer David Goodwillie has been charged over an alleged serious sexual assault

A Scottish Premier League footballer has been charged in connection with an alleged serious sexual assault.

Dundee United striker David Goodwillie was charged after a 24-year-old woman made a complaint over an incident in Armadale, West Lothian, on January 2.

The 21-year-old Scotland international will appear at Livingston Sheriff Court at a later date.

A Lothian and Borders Police spokesman said: "A 21-year-old man has been charged in connection with an alleged serious sexual assault on a 24-year-old woman in Armadale on January 2.

"Inquiries into the incident are ongoing."

PA