LAWRENCE, Kan. – A University of Kansas football player is facing charges after a woman claimed he sexually assaulted her during the early morning hours.
Early Sunday morning police arrested a KU football player after a 19-year-old woman reported she was with the suspect and several other people when he sexually assaulted her. Between the hours of 1 a.m. to 4 a.m. the victim claims she was with the suspect inside a vehicle and was passed out due to intoxication when she said he forcibly fondled her without her consent.
The 21-year-old KU player was arrested near 15th and Crestline Drive, and then booked on a charge of Aggravated Sexual Battery.
The Associate Athletics Director for the University of Kansas confirmed Monday, that 21-year-old Mark A. Thomas, of Brooklyn, New York, has been suspended indefinitely, from KU’s football team in connection to this investigation.