Four HS football players in Maryland charged with raping a teammate with a broom
A horrible thing has occurred in Maryland and now the Police are heavily involved after four sophomore junior varsity football players have been charged with rape for allegedly sexually assaulting freshman players with a broom, according to ABC 7.
The four students, are all 15 years old, and are being accused of viciously attacking and sexually assaulting four freshmen players with a broomstick in a locker room at Damascus High School in Maryland on October 31.
The students being charged according to court documents are Jean Claude “JC” Abedi, Kristian “KJ” Jamal Lee, Will Daniel Smith, and Caleb Thorpe.
According to the ABC 7 site, the victim reports this is how it happened.
The first victim of the sexual assault told investigators that he was inside the freshman locker room getting ready for football practice when someone turned off the lights, according to the arrest warrant. Abedi and Lee then allegedly approached him while holding a broom with tan bristles and a wooden handle, the charging documents state.
Abedi and Lee then allegedly grabbed the victim by his shoulders and threw him onto the floor, with one of them holding his feet down, according to the court documents. His pants were pulled down, and either Abedi or Lee allegedly sexually assaulted him with the broom, the charging document states.
The victim said that during the attack, Abedi and Lee were “both laughing,” even as the victim shouted “let me go,” according to the arrest report. Abedi and Lee then removed the broomstick and “proceeded to do the same thing to other male members” of the JV football team, according to the arrest warrant.
Please pray for our youth. What is going on, and where are the coaches? Come on this should not be happening, especially in a high school.