Finnish police arrest 3 Cuban national volleyball players


HELSINKI (AP) — Finnish police say they have arrested three members of the Cuban national men’s volleyball team on suspicion of aggravated rape.

Central Finland regional police say the players, who were detained in the city of Tampere on Saturday, were ordered arrested. A fourth team member was detained Sunday, police said.

A brief statement on the police website Sunday didn’t say where or when the alleged rape occurred, adding that no further details would be provided at this stage.

The Cuban team was playing in a volleyball tournament in Tampere where they lost 3-1 against Finland on Saturday without three of their players, local media reported.

No further details were immediately available.

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