Omaha Police: Creighton’s Watson Suspect In Sexual Assault

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say Creighton basketball player Maurice Watson Junior is a suspect in an alleged sexual assault in Omaha.

According to an incident report, a 19-year-old woman said Watson had nonconsensual sexual intercourse with her in the bathroom of a midtown residence about 3 a.m. on February 4th.

Officer Michael Pecha said Thursday that no arrest has been made and that an investigation continues.

Number 23 Creighton on Wednesday announced that Watson has been suspended from all athletic-related activities since Feb. 13. Watson sustained a season-ending knee injury last month and recently had surgery in his hometown of Philadelphia.

Watson has not responded to requests for comment.

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