CLEVELAND (AP) — Gareon Conley’s attorney says the NFL prospect drafted by the Raiders has given a statement and DNA sample to Cleveland police investigating an accusation that he raped a woman.
Conley’s attorney, Kevin Spellacy, confirmed the 21-year-old former Ohio State cornerback met with authorities on Monday and consented to a cheek swab for DNA collection. No charges have been filed.
Cleveland police spokeswoman Jennifer Ciaccia said the meeting took place Monday but declined to release details.
A police report released last week says the 23-year-old woman told officers that Conley raped her in a hotel bathroom on April 9.
Conley denies a sexual assault took place. His attorney says there was “a consensual sexual event” that did not include intercourse.
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