The New England Patriots have issued a statement responding to the Antonio Brown sexual assault accusations, and the team says it doesn’t “condone sexual violence or assault” but is waiting until the league’s investigation is complete.
“We are aware of the civil lawsuit that was filed earlier today against Antonio Brown, as well as the response by Antonio’s representatives,” the team’s statement said. “We take these allegations very seriously. Under no circumstance does this organization condone sexual violence or assault. The league has informed us that they will be investigating. We will have no further comment while that investigation takes place.”
Here’s that statement in full:
Here’s what you need to know:
A Former Trainer Has Accused Brown of Raping Her
Brown, the Patriots’ wide receiver, has been accused of rape by Britney Taylor, a former trainer for him. She has lodged the accusations in a federal lawsuit filed in the Southern District of Florida, Taylor, and she names three incidences in which she says Brown sexually assaulted her and forced sexual intercourse.
Antonio Brown denies the accusations.
You can read more about Britney Taylor and her accusations here.
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