Vanderbilt Football Players Banned from Campus Amid Sex Crime Investigation

by College Fix Staff on July 10, 2013

The Tennessean reports that four Vanderbilt University football players have been banned from campus, and kicked of the team, amid a police investigation into alleged sex crimes:

Four Vanderbilt University football players on Saturday were kicked off the team and banned from the campus amid a Metro police sex crimes investigation.

“The well-being of our students is of paramount concern to us, and we will not tolerate any actions that threaten student safety and security,” said Beth Fortune, Vanderbilt’s vice chancellor for public affairs, in a statement.

A day before, Metro police said that sex crimes detectives were investigating a case that arose Wednesday at a Vanderbilt University dorm. Shortly after revealing that investigation, Vanderbilt University suspended the four players. Both police and the university have acknowledged that the action against the players was related to Metro’s sex crimes investigation.

Police have declined to elaborate on exactly what they were investigating. None of the players have been named, and no arrests made by late Saturday…

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