Ex-GlenOak, Ohio State football player Bri'onte Dunn indicted on rape charges

COLUMBUS (AP) - Authorities say a former Ohio State University running back faces three counts of rape for an alleged sexual assault of a woman this summer.

Twenty-four-year-old Bri'onte Dunn was indicted on the charges Thursday in Columbus. The Alliance man is being held in Franklin County's jail.

The Franklin County Prosecutor's Office says Dunn called a woman for a ride in August, and she took him to her home where she expected him to call a ride service. Prosecutors say she went to bed and was later raped by Dunn.

Dunn pleaded no contest in February to an assault charge related to hitting his then-girlfriend in July 2016 and received probation. Ohio State dismissed him from the team after last year's assault complaint.

Court records don't indicate whether Dunn has an attorney.

© 2017 Associated Press


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