LAS VEGAS, N. M. (KRQE) - As many as nine boys mayhave been sexually abused in an alleged hazing incident involvingthe Robertson High School football team, KRQE News 13 haslearned.
The allegations about what happened during a football campoutside Las Vegas are still unfolding, but New Mexico State Policenow confirm they believe the sexual assaults with a broom handledid happen.
Investigators have identified six teens as possiblesuspects.
They believe the incident happened when the kids ages 14 to 17were at an overnight training camp last week just north of LasVegas.
State Police said five to nine possible victims came forwardwith the allegations as soon as they returned from camp onThursday. No charges have been filed against thesuspects.
The district attorney's office has the case and charges arepending which could include assault, battery, criminal sexualcontact and rape.
There are reports that some players were suspended from thefootball team and the coaching staff has been placed on leave.
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