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Attorney: Oklahoma coach didn't know of alleged assault


October 12, 2018

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An attorney for a suspended Oklahoma City high school football coach says his client knew nothing about the alleged assault of a teenage boy by four other players in a locker room.

The Oklahoman reports Corey Russell was placed on leave following the Sept. 28 attack at Putnam City West High School.

A campus police report alleges three students held the boy while a fourth penetrated him with a broom handle. Attorney Joe White says Russell wasn't in the locker room when it happened.

The teens claimed it's a team tradition. Criminal charges are being considered.

White sa...

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