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Court Records Say 11 Victims in Ohio Football Camp Hazing

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BEREA, Ohio (AP) – Court records say 11 Cleveland-area high school football players were victims of hazing at a camp in June, including four who were sexually assaulted by teammates.

Authorities say the assaults and hazing occurred at a Berea-Midpark High School football camp held on the Case Western Reserve University campus in Cleveland.

An 18-year-old student has been indicted as an adult on charges that include rape, sexual battery, kidnapping, hazing, unlawful restraint, evidence tampering and obstructing justice.

Two 17-year-old boys have been charged in Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court with rape, sexual battery and hazing. A 15-year-old boy has been charged with hazing and unlawful restraint.

The charges say one player was raped and three were sexually assaulted.

The Berea schools say coaches weren’t aware of the assaults or hazing.