Latest Soccer News

Ohio State American football players Amir Riep and Jahsen Wint charged with kidnapping and rape


Two Ohio State University American football players have been charged with kidnapping and rape.

According to documents filed with Franklin County Municipal Court, warrants were put out by Columbus police for the arrests of Amir Riep, a cornerback, and safety Jahsen Wint.

Safety Jahsen Wint has been charged along with cornerback Amir Riep
Getty – Contributor
The alleged incident is said to have occurred in the apartment Riep (left) shares with Wint
Getty – Contributor

They alleged incident is said to have occurred on the evening of February 4 at the apartment the two 21-year-olds share on Columbus’ Northwest Side, USA Today report.

Ben Johnson, a spokesperson for Ohio State, said on Tuesday: “We are aware that two of our students have been arrested and criminally charged.

“They have been suspended from all activities involving the football program. We will share more information when available.”

Riep made 13 appearances for the Buckeyes last season while Wint also played 13 times.

Court documents show that Riep had not yet been served with his warrant on Tuesday evening. Wint’s situation is unknown.



Related Articles

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Back to top button