Police investigate sexual assault allegation involving Suns' Beasley

Police investigate sexual assault allegation involving Suns' Beasley

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PHOENIX, AZ - JANUARY 30: Michael Beasley #0 of the Phoenix Suns drives against Metta World Peace #15 of the Los Angeles Lakers during the game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Phoenix Suns at US Airways Center on January 30, 2013, in Phoenix.

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by Jennifer Thomas

azfamily.com

Posted on May 7, 2013 at 12:32 PM

Updated Thursday, May 9 at 12:33 PM

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Scottsdale police have confirmed that they are investigating an allegation of sexual assault involving Phoenix Suns forward Michael Beasley.

The allegation involves an incident that took place on Jan. 13.

"At this point we can only say the investigation is ongoing as we are interviewing those involved and are processing any physical evidence that we may have to try to determine if criminal charges are appropriate for this incident," police spokesman Officer David Pubins said in an email to 3TV.

Beasley, 24, has been in the NBA for four years and joined the Suns in 2012.

The investigation is ongoing.
 

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