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LSU recruit, other student arrested in sexual battery

4 years ago January 12, 2011 Jan 12, 2011 Wednesday, January 12 2011 Wednesday, January 12, 2011 2:37:16 PM CST in News
Source: Baton Rouge Police Department
By: Russell Jones

BATON ROUGE – Two Redemptorist High School students, including a potential LSU football recruit, were arrested today after police said they pressured a younger girl to give them oral sex at the school.

Sgt. Don Kelly with Baton Rouge Police said 18-year-old Jeremy Hill and 18-year-old Avery Tate II were both arrested today in suspicion of oral sexual battery.

According to Kelly, the two pressured a 14-year-old girl to perform oral sex on them in the boys locker room at Redemptorist on Dec. 7.  The incident was reported to police by school administrators on Jan. 4, and the two were arrested today.

Hill was the starting running back for Redemptorist’s football team this past semester, and was ranked one of the top 20 running backs in the nation.  He is also an LSU recruit for next season; News 2 has been told that Tigers head coach Les Miles is aware of the situation.

Mary Beth Chevalier with the Diocese of Baton Rouge said they do not comment on matters that involve students or former students.

Stay with News 2 for more on this developing story.

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