Ohio State football players charged with rape, kidnapping

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Two Ohio State football players were arrested Wednesday and accused in the rape and kidnapping of a woman earlier this month at their shared Ohio apartment.

CNN has not yet determined if Riep and Wint have legal representation. They have been suspended from all activities involving the program.

According to an affidavit filed by Columbus police detective Joshua Martin, the incident took place around 9:45 p.m. on February 4 at an address roughly nine miles from Ohio State's campus.

Police say Amir Riep and Jahsen Wint both raped a 19-year-old woman, then attempted to force her to say the encounter was consensual on video after the fact.

The docs say that's when Wint entered the room. and the two men forced the woman to commit sex acts against her will.

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Police charged defensive players Amir I. Riep, a Colerain High School graduate, and Jahsen L. Wint, both 21, late Tuesday, The Columbus Dispatch reported. Riep has played 37 games in three seasons for the Buckeyes, recording 20 tackles and two interceptions last season.

The criminal complaint alleges Riep grabbed the woman by the neck, forcing her to her hands and knees before raping her. Riep then told the woman she needed to shower before driving her back to her home. The woman pushed Wint away, according to the affidavit, but he again forced her to have oral sex. "We will share more information when available", university media relations director Benjamin Johnson said in a statement to NPR.

The players are both redshirt seniors for the Buckeyes' defense.

Wint, who played safety, is from Brooklyn, New York, and is majoring in human development and family science.

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