The Stadium of Light based outfit have taken quick action on the matter…
Sunderland have suspended arrested player Adam Johnson pending the outcome of the police investigation, Sky Sports have announced.
The former England international has been arrested on suspicion of having underage sex with a 15-year-old girl, according to the Sun. Authorities also found a licensed weapon on his grounds when they raided his home on Monday morning.
It is unknown whether any charges will be brought against the 27-year-old in the near future.
BREAKING: Sunderland suspend Adam Johnson pending outcome of a police investigation #SSNHQ
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