NRL young gun Reece Walsh has been arrested on the Gold Coast.
The 19-year-old was allegedly taken into custody by police following an incident in Surfers Paradise overnight.
Video posted to social media shows police talking to a man, believed to be Walsh, on the glitter strip before he is led away in handcuffs.
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Queensland Police confirmed a 19-year-old man was issued with a move on order just after midnight.
“About 12.15am this morning police from Surfers Paradise ordered a move on direction to a 19-year-old male,” the statement said.
“About 45 minutes later officers observed that male in the same area.”As a result he was arrested and taken to Surfers Paradise Police Station.”
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It’s understood the New Zealand Warriors star has since been released without charge, but investigations are ongoing.
The Warriors confirmed in a statement that the NRL Integrity Unit has been notified after Walsh met with Warriors CEO Cameron George this morning.
“While the matter is under investigation the club will not be making any further comment until a later stage,” the statement said.