Warriors star Reece Walsh arrested at nightclub, investigated over alleged ‘drug and public order offences’

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Warriors star Reece Walsh arrested at nightclub, investigated over alleged ‘drug and public order offences’

Rising NRL star Reece Walsh has been arrested by Queensland Police over an alleged incident at a Surfers Paradise nightclub.

It came as vision of the arrest surfaced on social media, with onlookers watching on.

Queensland Police confirmed that at 12.15am on Sunday morning police officers from Surfers Paradise ordered a move on direction to a 19-year-old male.

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He was then observed in the area 45 minutes later and arrested before being taken to Surfers Paradise Police Station.

AAPreports Walsh assisted police with inquiries and was released but is being investigated for “drug and public order offences”.

The Warriors confirmed they are looking into the matter.

“Warriors CEO Cameron George has confirmed fullback Reece Walsh was arrested following an incident on the Gold Coast last night,” the club said in a statement.

“He said he had met Walsh this morning and had informed the NRL Integrity Unit.

“George added while the matter is under investigation the club would not be making further comment until a later stage.”

Foxsports.com.au has reached out to the NRL for comment.

A video on social media platform TikTok appeared to show Walsh speaking with police before being placed in handcuffs and taken away from the area.

Walsh was one of the contenders to take home Dally M rookie of the year honours on Monday night, having already been crowned RLPA rookie of the year last weekend.

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