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Police Question Brooklyn Nets Player In Alleged Sex Assault Case

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Investigators with the Philadelphia Police Department leave the Four Seasons Hotel Tuesday. Investigators with the Philadelphia Police Department leave the Four Seasons Hotel Tuesday.
PHILADELPHIA -

Investigators are working to piece together exactly what happened inside the Four Seasons Hotel in Philadelphia early Tuesday morning.

Police are investigating an alleged sex assault that may have taken place inside a room of the hotel.

Earlier Tuesday afternoon, FOX 29's Dave Schratwieser reported that crime scene investigators were seen leaving the hotel with several bags of evidence.

Police say the alleged sex assault occurred in a room on the sixth floor during the early morning hours.

Police sources say Brooklyn Nets power forward Andray Blatche was one of three men questioned by investigators after the alleged incident, Schratwieser reports.

Blatche participated in a shootaround Tuesday afternoon at the Wells Fargo Center as the team prepared for its game against the 76ers. Blatche told reporters he was focused on the game.

Only FOX 29 cameras were there when Blatche went in and out of the special victims unit in Philadelphia around 9 a.m.

In a statement, the Nets said they were aware of the police investigation and would have no comment until it was complete.

Below, you can read previous updates to this story. Stay with myfoxphilly.com and FOX 29 News for new updates.

 

UPDATE, 12:30pm: 

The following statement was issued from Brooklyn Nets General Manager Billy King.

"We are aware of the ongoing police investigation regarding a member of the Brooklyn Nets. We will have no further comment until the investigation has concluded. All of our players are available for tonight's game."

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A source tells FOX 29 News that a Brooklyn Nets player has been interviewed by police along with friends in connection with an alleged sexual assault at a Philadelphia hotel.

No one has been charged.

The incident at the Four Seasons Hotel is still under investigation by the Philadelphia police department's Special Victims Unit.

The report of a possible sex assault at the hotel, located near the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, came in overnight.

A woman was taken from the hotel to a hospital around 4 a.m. Tuesday, police said.

Stay with FOX 29 News and MyFOXPhilly.com for more on this breaking news story.

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