ST LOUIS (LALATE) – A Vanderbilt Football scandal 2013 has erupted Saturday with four players kicked off the team and suspended from Vanderbilt University. Officials confirm to news that one alleged victim has been identified as a Vanderbilt student, four Vanderbilt Football players are the accused alleged attackers, and six other students are under investigation.
Officials are not releasing any names, dates, or details about the alleged attack. The victim believed to be female is a current Vanderbilt student. Her location is unknown. The situation escalated Wednesday after local police were contacted. But the date of the alleged attack remains unknown.
Vanderbilt Football has accordingly kicked off the four members of the team accused in the scandal. They are also suspended by the college. Six other students are under investigation as well, WATE reports. “The well-being of our students is of paramount concern to us, and we will not tolerate any actions that threaten student safety and security,” Beth Fortune, Vanderbilt vice chancellor for public affairs, said in a news statement today.
The football team has yet to comment about the matter. A news briefing is expected on Monday. But on Saturday, officials confirmed to news that no further university comment will be released this weekend.