New South Wales Police said he has been bailed pending a court appearance in Burwood on 10 December.
Officials say the accuser is a 26-year-old woman who claimed she hooked up with Hayne on September 30 in what started as a consensual sexual encounter.
Micha Liberty, the U.S. lawyer for the woman at the centre of the claim, told the Herald last week that she would be watching the developments of the latest sexual assault allegations closely.
Hayne was later at the Ryde Police Station on Monday afternoon to speak to detectives from the NSW Sex Crimes squad.
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A 30-year-old woman alleges she was sexually assaulted after meeting Hayne via social media.
He has strongly denied the allegations. However, she is still suing him in civil court.
Jarryd Hayne allegedly bit his victim.
It alleged Hayne assaulted a female victim in the Hunter Valley area which lies north of Sydney, on the night of the NRL Final (September 30).
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An Eels spokesperson said as it was a criminal matter, the club would make no further comment.
While Hayne remains in custody this evening, it is unclear when charges will be laid.
After missing selection for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, Hayne returned to the NRL with Gold Coast Titans in 2016.
It comes a week after news broke the two-time Dally M award victor was being investigated over claims he sexually assaulted a 26-year-old woman on grand final night.
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