NFL Superstar Ben Roethlisberger Accused of Sexual Assault

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Mar. 5 2010, Published 11:17 a.m. ET

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A young woman in Georgia is accusing Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger of sexual assault. The alleged assault took place early this morning in the women's bathroom at Capital City nightclub in Milledgeville, Ga., TMZ reports.

The alleged victim has already been interviewed by police and was treated at a local hospital and released, according to TMZ,

She told law enforcement officials that the assault occurred inside the women's restroom of the Georgia nightclub.

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Witnesses are currently being interviewed.

Ben has also been interviewed by police, and not formal charges have been filed at this time, TMZ reports.

"We are gathering information on this incident — until then we have no further comment," a rep from the Steelers told TMZ.

The Milledgeville Police Dept and the Georgia Bureau of Investigations is also investigating are currently on the case.

This is not the first time Ben has been accused of sexual assault.


The star quarterback is currently being sued by a Reno woman, Andrea McNulty, who claims the he sexually assaulted her in 2008.


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