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Two U of M Football Players arrested for Rape

Miguel Fernandez of CBS 4 in Miami is reporting that two members of the University of Miami Hurricane football team have been arrested and police reports state that the two athletes are being held on charges they raped a 17 year old female in their dorm.

Jawand Blue and Alexander Figueroa, both 20 years old, were arrested on the schools campus Tuesday. The allegations stem from an incident that occurred on July 5th at the dorms at Pearson Hall. Campus police were notified by the victim and Coral Gables police were called in to investigate.

In addition to the sexual battery charges, both men will also face charges of giving alcohol to a minor. The statement says that Blue and Figueroa bought alcohol and giving it to the girl then taking her back to their room.

According to NBC Miami the two men have admitted to performing sex acts without her permission.

“The victim was physically helpless to resist,” the reports said.

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