Four charged in alleged sexual assault
Four high school football players facing charges related to an
alleged sexual assualt of a teammate appeared in court in Southern
California on Friday.
The alleged assault took place Oct. 17 after the Castle Park
High School football team held a practice session at their school
in Chula Vista, south of San Diego, the San Diego Union-Tribune
The four youths — who faced a juvenile court and were not
named for legal reasons — were alleged to have attacked the
other player near the school cafeteria.
School principal Virginia Sandoval-Johnson described the
incident as “horseplay that went too far.”
A defense attorney for one of the boys said three charges had
been filed, but did not provide further details.
The four boys have been suspended from the school, the Los
Angeles Times reported.