JLS star Oritsé Williams arrested over rape allegation

West Midlands Police have confirmed an investigation has been launched

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Former X Factor star and JLS singer Oritsé Williams has been arrested and questioned by police, following an allegation of rape.

A 20-year-old woman claims an attack took place in a hotel room in Wolverhampton following a gig.

She and a female friend reportedly spent time at the hotel with Oritsé and one of his friends, before leaving to catch a taxi home.

The alleged victim then, apparently, realised that she had left her bag at the hotel and returned to collect it.

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The source continued: “One of the girls knocked on the door saying she wanted to retrieve her stuff and was let back in.

“It’s then she says she was raped.

“Police were called to the hotel shortly afterwards to a report of rape and Williams was arrested there.”

The incident happened on December 2 and police have confirmed that they are investigating an alleged assault.

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No charges have been brought.

West Midlands Police are scouring CCTV footage from the nightclub to find the two girls on there.

A spokesperson for the force said: “West Midlands Police were called to a Wolverhampton hotel at 7.45am on Friday December 2 after an allegation of rape and sexual assault was made by a 20-year-old woman.

“A 30-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of rape and a 29-year-old man arrested on suspicion of sexual assault.

“Both men have been bailed until February, pending further enquiries.”

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