Brighton says player assisting in police investigation

BRIGHTON, England (AP) — A Brighton player is assisting police with the investigation of an alleged offense, the Premier League team said Wednesday.

The south-coast club did not disclose the player in question or the nature of the alleged offense.

“The matter is subject to a legal process,” read a short statement released by Brighton, which added that the club was unable to make further comment.

Brighton is in sixth place in the Premier League.

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