SAYREVILLE, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Two players accused in a hazing scandal at Sayreville War Memorial High School in New Jersey have been cleared of all serious charges.
The players, both 17 at the time of the alleged hazing, faced multiple counts – including aggravated sexual assault and aggravated assault. Those charges were dropped, but the students still face disorderly persons charges.
As WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond reported, The Sayreville Bombers’ 2014 season was canceled days before a total of seven players were accused of hazing and sexually assaulting four teammates inside the locker room.
Victims claimed in disturbing details have claimed they were anally violated.
In the wake of the scandal, football coach George Najjar lost his coaching job and was reassigned from his position as a gym teacher the high school to an elementary school.