Three Navy football players under investigation for sexual assault

File:US_Naval_Academy_signThe Naval Academy has launched an investigation into three football players who reportedly sexually assaulted a female student, according to CNN and The Washington Times.

The assault occurred almost a year ago, CNN reported. The victim came forward after the attack, but dropped her complaint a few months later. She revived the report earlier this year and the Academy has since started its investigation.

The three suspects have not been named, although one reportedly just graduated.

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Teenagers who gang raped girl at gunpoint will be charged as adults

Three Chicago teenagers who gang raped a 12-year-old girl at gunpoint and then posted video footage on Facebook will be charged as adults, according to the Huffington Post.

The teens — Justin Applewhite, 16, Kenneth Brown, 15, and Scandale Fritz, 16 — each face one count of aggravated criminal sexual assaults and are each being held on $900,000 bond. The grisly details of the rape, which occurred on Dec. 15 in Fritz’ home, can be found in the original Chicago Tribune report.

The day after the assault, the young victim went to the hospital and reported her rape to the police. On Dec. 17, the three assailants shared the video footage on each of their Facebook pages.

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