Police investigate Phoenix Suns forward Beasley

Scottsdale police are investigating Phoenix Suns forward Michael

Beasley in connection with an alleged sexual assault.

Police spokesman Officer David Pubins says the allegation

involves an incident that took place on Jan. 13.

Pubins says police are interviewing those involved and

processing any physical evidence to determine if criminal charges

are appropriate. More details weren’t available.

Team officials did not immediately return phone messages seeking

comment Tuesday. It wasn’t clear if Beasley had legal


Beasley was Phoenix’s biggest offseason acquisition in 2012

after signing a three-year, $18 million contract. He was the No. 2

overall pick of the 2008 draft.

Beasley has been in trouble before. He was cited earlier this

year on suspicion of speeding, driving on a suspended license and

driving without a license plate or registration.