Seven Lehigh University football players have been charged in an off-campus break-in meant as revenge, but they targeted the wrong northeastern Pennsylvania home, according to police.
Bethlehem police said two men in the house used a university football roster to identify the suspects in the Nov. 8 intrusion. They told police the men kicked in the doors as they slept and one was punched in the face.
Six football players were charged Wednesday with criminal trespass. A seventh is accused of punching the man. He was charged in November with simple assault.
Police said the group was seeking revenge for an alleged attack on a fraternity president.
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A university spokeswoman said the students' conduct is being reviewed. School officials said the players will undergo a code of conduct hearing.
A lawyer for the man charged with assault said his client is cooperating and they will "ultimately resolve this."