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Thursday, May 6, 2010 - 10:35pm

Hall of Famer Charged with Rape

SUFFERN, N.Y. (AP) - Pro Football Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor
has been arraigned on rape and prostitution charges in an assault
on a 16-year-old runaway who police said was brought to his New
York hotel room against her will.
A Rockland County judge set bail at $75,000.

The former New York Giants linebacker was arrested early
Thursday at a Holiday Inn in Suffern, N.Y. He was charged with
third-degree rape and third-degree patronizing a prostitute.

Authorities said the victim was 16, one year below the legal age
of consent in New York.

Taylor's lawyer, Arthur Aidala, said the player denies the
charges.

A 36-year-old parolee is charged with unlawful imprisonment,
assault and endangering the welfare of a child. He is accused of
bringing the girl to Taylor's hotel.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

 

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