Aidan Ralph, an Iowa State linebacker, was arrested in Story County, Iowa, and charged with felony s*xual attack and misdemeanour domestic violence.
The 20-year-old athlete is accused of s*xually assaulting a lady who was unable to defend herself. According to the Daily Mail, Ralph is accused of violently throwing the woman down the stairs of his home, breing her back, and then abusing her while she was still and unable to move.
Who is Aidan Ralph Iowa State football player arrested for r*pe: Bio, age, college and stats
The event is said to have happened at Ralph’s Ames home around 1 a.m. on December 3, 2022. In court papers, it was said that the woman’s injuries from the alleged attack left her unable to move, and that she begged Ralph to call an ambulance. The statement says that Ralph continued to assault her even though she told him to stop.
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The police report says that Ralph accused the woman of stealing and shoved her several times when she didn’t agree with him. Ralph is facing major charges, so he has been given a lawyer from the public defender’s office to help him. The judge told him not to talk to his victim, and she set his bond at $11,000. The next court date for this case is May 15.
Football player Aidan Ralph kicked off team following assault Allegations
Ralph, a second-year player from Chicago who had just graduated from De La Salle High School in 2021, had never played for the Cyclones. The Iowa State Athletic Department had a spokesperson say that Ralph had been kicked off the team.
Aidan Ralph is a 20-year-old linebacker and redshirt sophomore from Chicago.
“Aidan Ralph is no longer a member of the Iowa State football program,” the statement read.
As word spread about the accusations against Ralph, social media users showed how angry they were. One person tweeted, “Te Aidan Ralph off your team website!” Another person wrote, “This is one sick individual. Oh and all r*pes are violent and wrong. Give him the max sentence without parole.”
Aidan Ralph’s case highlights urgent need for prevention and justice
With the charges against Ralph, the problem of abuse on college campuses has been brought up again. In recent years, there has been more and more worry about the number of college players who are sexually assaulted. Ralph’s story shows that anyone can be assaulted and that no one is above the law.
It is very important that universities and schools te assault seriously and try to stop it from happening. It’s also important that they help and support people who have been assaulted. Aidan Ralph is being accused of very bad things, and the victim needs justice to be done. The next court date for the case is May 15, and many people will be paying close attention to see what comes next.