Four Vanderbilt Football Players Suspended Amid Sex Crimes Investigation

Source: Brian Haas / USA Today

NASHVILLE — Four Vanderbilt football players have been suspended amid a sex crimes investigation by Metro police.

Metro police Friday afternoon were keeping a tight lid on details of the incident.

“I can confirm that the Metropolitan Police Department’s Sex Crimes Unit began an investigation on Wednesday in regard to a matter that was alleged to have occurred at a Vanderbilt University dormitory,” said Don Aaron, spokesman for Metro police. “Our sex crimes detectives became involved as the result of a notification to us on Wednesday from Vanderbilt University police. The investigation remains very much in progress.”

Aaron said he couldn’t elaborate on details of the investigation, but confirmed it was related to a 5:30 p.m. ET announcement by Vanderbilt University that detailed the suspensions.

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