Westwood News
UCLA Player Arrested For Sexual Assault
By Alex Nochez
Nov 21, 2013 - 2:47:52 AM

WESTWOOD — UCLA Bruins offensive lineman Torian White has been suspended from the team following an arrest on suspicion of sexual assault on Sunday, November 17.
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Torian White. Credit: UCLA.

 

“We are aware of the situation involving Torian White, and we take these accusations very seriously,” said Jim Mora, head coach for the Bruins. “Torian has been suspended from the team indefinitely while the legal process and student discipline process run their course.”

 

White, an offensive tackle, was arrested around 3 a.m. on Sunday, according to a statement released by the school, when police responded to a disturbance at an apartment complex on Glenrock Avenue, which sits nearby the campus. He was then booked into county jail, but he was released on November 19. A court date has not been set as of the printing of this story.

 

White has attended UCLA since 2011. He has not played a game since October 3 when he injured his right leg against the Utah Utes.

 

“Due to the ongoing police investigation, we are unable to discuss the matter further at this time,” said Mora.



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