Eagles Wide Receiver Nelson Agholor Accused of Sexually Assaulting Dancer - NBC 10 Philadelphia

Eagles Wide Receiver Nelson Agholor Accused of Sexually Assaulting Dancer

Eagles spokesman Derek Boyko said the team is aware of the investigation

Police are investigating an alleged sexual assault by Philadelphia Eagles wide recever Nelson Agholor at a South Philadelphia gentlemen's club. NBC10's Brandon Hudson reports. (Published Friday, June 10, 2016)

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Nelson Agholor is being investigated by police for an alleged sexual assault, police sources tell NBC10.

Sources said a 27-year-old dancer accused the football player of assaulting her at Cheerleader’s Gentlemen’s Club on Front Street in South Philadelphia on Thursday.

A Philadelphia Police spokesman did not name Agholor, but confirmed the investigation was underway. The player has yet to be questioned, the spokesman said.

Fortunato Perri, Jr., Agholor’s attorney, said the 23-year-old “has not been involved in any criminal activity whatsoever.”

Eagles Wide Receiver Nelson Agholor Accused of Sexual Assault

[PHI] Eagles Wide Receiver Nelson Agholor Accused of Sexual Assault
Nelson Agholor, wide receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles, is being investigated after a report of a sexual assault. Agholor allegedly assaulted an employee from Cheerleaders Philadelphia on Thursday afternoon. NBC10's Randy Gyllenhaal spoke with various attorneys and police who confirmed the investigation.
(Published Friday, June 10, 2016)

Philadelphia Eagles spokesman Derek Boyko said the team is aware of the investigation.

“The organization has been in contact with Nelson and with the proper authorities in Philadelphia. Because of the legal nature of this matter, we will have no further comment,” he said in a statement.

Fellow Eagles Connor Barwin and Fletcher Cox were at the club as well. In separate statements, both said they were not involved in the alleged incident.

Barwin said he had no knowledge of what happened and only stopped by for a half hour before leaving. Cox tweeted he wanted to "make it clear" he was not involved.

Agholor was drafted by the team in 2015. He played in college for the University of Southern California.

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