State And Regional

Ohio University wrestling coach staff member placed on leave

ATHENS — A university has placed a member of the wrestling coach staff on administrative leave.

Ohio University announced Friday that one coaching staff member is being investigated by the Ohio University Police Department after two student-athletes reported being physically assaulted during practice.

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“The Police investigation is ongoing ... The University will share more information as it becomes available,” a statement posted to the universities website said.

Investigators are asking anyone with information concerning the incident are asked to contact university police at 740-593-1911.

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