Victim Bullied After Rape Allegations Against Torrington Football Players

TORRINGTON — Two Torrington High School football players stand accused of sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl. Four others were suspended in a hazing scandal last fall that is still under investigation. One player, the team’s second-highest scorer last fall, was allowed to play even though the team’s coach knew he had been charged with felony robbery and assault.

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    09/12/2013 - 5:47 pm | View Link
  • OP-ED | Victim Bullying in Torrington a Shameful Example of Rape Culture
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    03/20/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Another Young Rape Victim of Football Players Bullied
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    03/20/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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