KU football player arrested following alleged bomb threat

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A University of Kansas football player was arrested Monday afternoon on suspicion of aggravated criminal threat following an alleged bomb threat at Anderson Family Football Complex.


Bryson Stricker of Bleacher Report tweeted around 4 p.m. Monday that there was a reported bomb threat called in to Lawrence police about an hour prior, and that the complex was evacuated.

KUPD arrested a sophomore offensive lineman from Prairie Village in the 1700 block of Alabama Street at 4:35 p.m., according to the Douglas County jail booking log.

The player, a 21-year-old, was being held without bond Monday night.

KU Police said in a news release sent to multiple news outlets that no devices were found in football facilities, and they issued an all-clear around 8 p.m. Monday.

All arrestees and defendants in criminal cases should be presumed not guilty unless and until they are convicted.

Update, Tuesday, July 25: KU athlete charged after alleged bomb threat at football facilities

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