CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 24: Jack Wighton of the Raiders celebrates scoring a try during the round 16 NRL match between the Canberra Raiders and the Brisbane Broncos at GIO Stadium on June 24, 2017 in Canberra, Australia. (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

The Canberra Raiders are investigating allegations fullback Jack Wighton was involved in a serious incident at an ACT nightclub before the start of the season.

The Daily Telegraph is reporting that Wighton was out with a friend when the pair allegedly became involved in an argument with a group of men which later escalated into a fight.

The Raiders released a short statement addressing the issue.

Read the statement below:

The Canberra Raiders are aware of an incident involving Jack Wighton and have been cooperating with ACT Policing on their investigation.

The Raiders have notified the NRL Integrity unit and will be not making any further comment as the incident is an ongoing police investigation.

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