March 04, 2016

BERWYN, Pa. (AP) The Latest on a hazing scandal at a high school in suburban Philadelphia (all times local):

1 p.m.

A high school football coach in suburban Philadelphia has been suspended after three senior players were charged with assaulting a freshman on what the team called ''No Gay Thursday.''

The superintendent of the Tredyffrin/Easttown School District said Friday that Coach John Vogan will be suspended pending the outcome of the district's investigation.

Richard Gusick says the district has no tolerance for hazing.

District Attorney Tom Hogan says three 17-year-old students at Conestoga High School held down a 14-year-old boy on Oct. 15 and penetrated him with a broom handle.

The three are charged as juveniles with assault and other crimes.

Vogan told The Associated Press on Friday that he had no comment at this time.

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11:45 a.m.

Three senior football players at a suburban Philadelphia high school are accused of assaulting a freshman on what the team called ''No Gay Thursday.''

District Attorney Tom Hogan said Friday that three 17-year-old students at Conestoga High School held down a 14-year-old boy on Oct. 15 and assaulted him with a broom handle.

The three are charged as juveniles with assault and other crimes.

Hogan says the 14-year-old was arrogant about being on the varsity team as a freshman and other players didn't like it.

He says the assault occurred after underclassmen were told to strip to their underwear and clean the team locker room.

The prosecutor says the 14-year-old stripped to his boxers, but when he decided he wanted no further part of it, he was attacked.

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