Report: Andray Blatche involved in sexual assault case investigation

Tuesday January 8th, 2013

A Nets player is being questioned in a possible sexual assault case in Philadelphia, according to NBC Philadelphia. A source told the New York Daily News that the player in question is forward Andray Blatche.

Just before 4 a.m. on Tuesday, a woman was taken from a Four Seasons hotel to a local hospital. According to reports, she told police she was raped by someone inside the hotel. Three men were taken into custody for questioning, including the Nets player:

Police say a Brooklyn Nets player was in the hotel suite at the time of the alleged incident but was not in the bedroom where it may have occurred.

Nets general manager Billy King acknowledged the ongoing investigation, but did not confirm that the player was indeed Blatche.

A tweet from Blatche indicates he is likely the player in question:

The Nets are scheduled to play the Sixers on Tuesday night in Philadelphia.
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