- Associated Press - Tuesday, January 25, 2011

PLYMOUTH, MICH. (AP) - Prosecutors will not file charges against a Detroit Lions player who was accused of sexual misconduct by a woman during a private party at a restaurant in suburban Detroit.

The Wayne County prosecutor’s office said Tuesday there is “insufficient evidence” to persuade a jury there was a crime beyond a reasonable doubt.

Police in Plymouth, a suburb west of Detroit, presented the case to prosecutors last week. A 22-year-old woman said she was assaulted early on Jan. 4 while attending the party at the Ironwood Grill.

Police Chief Al Cox says a group of 10 Lions and support staff joined the party after finding that the restaurant was closed for regular business. Cox says the decision not to file charges seems appropriate.



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