Carthage College Football Player Accused of Sexual Assault

A Carthage College football player is accused of sexually assaulting his teammate.

According to the criminal complaint, 19-year-old Lawrence Gaines assaulted the drunk male victim in his dorm room after a party.

The victim said he tried to text for help.

Carthage College declined to comment, but told us it takes reports of sexual misconduct very seriously and is committed to creating a safe environment for students.

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