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Ben Roethlisberger Accused of Sexual Assault

3/5/2010 5:15 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Ben Roethlisberger Sexual AssaultPittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has been accused of sexual assault by a young woman in Georgia, TMZ has learned.

The alleged incident occurred early this morning at Capital City -- a club in Milledgeville, Georgia.

According to law enforcement sources, the alleged victim -- who has already been interviewed by police -- was treated at a local hospital and released.

We're told in addition to the alleged victim, witnesses are being interviewed -- and one law enforcement source says they will attempt to interview Roethlisberger.

In addition to the Milledgeville Police Dept, we've learned the Georgia Bureau of Investigations is also investigating.

As we previously reported, Roethlisberger is being sued by a Reno woman, Andrea McNulty, who claims the QB sexually assaulted her in 2008.

UPDATE: We're told Ben Roethlisberger has already been interviewed by police. We're also told no formal charges have been filed at this point.

UPDATE 3:30 PM EST: A rep from the Steelers tells TMZ, "We are gathering information on this incident - until then we have no further comment."

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76.

pb    

50. She got what she deserves. Probably lead him on then ask for it. Got him hot and heavy then said no lmao

Posted at 4:30PM on Mar 5th 2010 by Sam

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this comment is grossly offensive. nobody deserves rape, nobody 'asks for it'. and the word 'no' means 'no'. always. you are a disgusting abomination of a human being.
the number of commenters who immediately assume that because he is famous she must be lying is awful. as are the commenters talking about her looks. this may be the internet so commenters are anonymous, but it is the 21st century and such misogynistic attitudes should be roundly condemned as the insulting idiocy they are.

1667 days ago
77.

sam    

This girl needs to get a life ... like why would he rape someone he can get any girl he wants ... I wish these little sluts would get the picture that there not getting any of his money .... I guess she thought this is the second offence she would win but u won't.!!!! Why would these dumb girls wanna make the best QB ever look bad ..:. The steelers r amazing and will still be

1667 days ago
78.

Realist    

Well... glad to see the haters and news media isn't reporting the latest news...

(1) No DNA to prove he did anything

(2) Little miss golddigger isn't cooperating with police anymore.

Ben should sue her for slander.

If anyone believes he is guilty now... they simply don't like him.

Fact: Evidence shows innocence.
Fact: Ben has never been charged with any crime.

1651 days ago
79.

whitney    

way to put our town on the map.

1659 days ago
80.

Edgar Snyder    

Ben Roethlisberger is guilty of: Liking women???



20 year old women in the Lady's bath room's in bars where they hit their heads while his buds guard the door.



Yep ... this is a real upstanding guy that you would like your sister to go our with!



His behaviour is that of a pig !!! He is an enbarsment to the team and to Pittsburgh



Just two questions Ben
#1 what where you doing in the Ladies Room ??



#2 how many drinks did you give to the under age girls that night?



That’s all Ben Roethlisberger is guilty of: "Liking women".. young under age intoxicated women in the Lady's room of bars.
He is a great example of what the Steelers are and what we stand for in Pittsburgh

1632 days ago
81.

herbert83    

Come on Ben you got to stop being in these carzy places. If you do not surround yourself with scrubs then you wont be getting yourself in trouble like that, It is like I tell Heather if you sleep with dogs you well eventually pick up fleas. Just cut it out get you a girl before yoou are locked up dawg...........

1632 days ago
82.

SRT39    

So many people on here are calling her a gold digger. What woman-haters you are. She went to the police right after the incident and also to the hospital for the rape kit to be done. She would not go through all that humiliation and trauma just for the fun of it. And, as for her receiving money, the odds are stacked against her that she would even prevail in the state of GA to get a conviction. She reported the incident because it was the right thing to do. I live in western Pennsylvannia and have been a Steelers fan since I was a child, but I will not root for the team again until they get rid of him. He obviously has a problem with feeling entitled to anything he wants.

1622 days ago
83.

Caught Her Being Slutty    

Yeah, because all men should be stoic about seeing women running around with DTF amply applied to their left breast. Allowing said women to pinch them on the backside or arm to get their attention and trying to convince the man's buddy to get him to talk to her is perfectly fine. No man should ever tell a young college girl she's not allowed to stalk them from bar to bar to get his attention. And there's absolutely nothing wrong for this underage college girl to be drunk off her backside while all of this was going on.



Now that more details are leaking out on this very subject, be prepared for the worse possible response against a sorority that tried to hide the fact they induced the situation all night long. They went looking for trouble that night. They weren't the little innocent college girls you thought they were. No, they are hear by "The Sorority With Their Panties Around Their Ankles". They played in mud and got dirty as a result.

1605 days ago
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