Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Teammates Sexually Assault Hammond Soccer Player

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Hammond, Indiana - Police said that a member of the high school boys soccer player was sexually assaulted by teammates. According to police reports, Hammond Clark High School Principal Robert Wilson reported the assault which happened last February 5, 2016 in a locker room while the player was changing clothes.

Based on the NWI Times news report, there were 8 suspects involve in the crime. Police also said that there was someone who tried to intervene and help the victim but that person was outnumbered and overpowered.

After the crime has been committed, the victim was forced into a shower stall, the water was turned on and the suspects left.

Police said the victim reported he was told several days before the incident that the soccer team might do something as part of an initiation.

The case has been sent to the Lake County juvenile prosecutor’s office.

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