LSU sprinter accused of rape
BATON ROUGE - An All-American sprinter on LSU's track team has been arrested after a woman told investigators he allegedly raped her at an off-campus party.
20-year-old Nethaneel Joseph Mitchell-Blake was booked early Monday morning with forcible rape.
Deputies say the 18-year-old woman told investigators that Mitchell-Blake allegedly raped her early Sunday at his apartment complex. Investigators say Mitchell-Blake told deputies the sex was consensual.
An LSU spokesman said the school was aware of the off-campus incident. He said LSU has zero tolerance for any criminal activity.
It was unclear whether Mitchell-Blake has an attorney.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
State leaders to discuss budge during speical session
Five arrested for sneaking into Tiger Stadium Sunday night
Vietnam veterans search for war buddy
In Louisiana teacher survey, support for mass protests, walkout
Dorothy Jackson sues Plummer family claiming they caused her to lose her...