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Jerry Sandusky Arrested On Two New Allegations Of Sexual Abuse

Police arrested former Penn St. Nittany Lions assistant coach Jerry Sandusky on new charges of sexual abuse filed by two more accusers who have stepped forward, reports Bob Ley of ESPN. The grand jury which inititally indicted Sandusky in November has added these accusers' accounts to its report, which one can find in .PDF format at this address.

The first of the new accusers, now an 18-year-old man identified as Victim 9 in the updated grand jury report, alleges he met Sandusky through Sandusky's charity The Second Mile when he was approximately 11 or 12. "Victim 9 testified that Sandusky was a very affectionate person," the report says. Sandusky's interactions with Victim 9 "escalated to sexual assault," with many of them taking place in the basement of Sandusky's home, where Victim 9 slept when invited over. Victim 9 also alleges incidents of sexual abuse at a hotel where Sandusky would take him sometimes.

Victim 10, the other new accuser, also met Sandusky through The Second Mile. Sandusky took an interest in him and invited him to Penn State football games, as he allegedly did with Victim 9. During one visit to Sandusky's home, Victim 10 says in the report, Sandusky began wrestling with him, an activity which culminated in Sandusky sexually abusing Victim 10. "Sandusky repeated this behavior on subsequent occasions," the report says.

The scandal involving Sandusky, who retired from coaching in 1999 but maintained a relationship with Penn State as a professor emeritus, rocked State College, most notably prompting the dismissal of legendary football coach Joe Paterno and university president Graham Spanier.

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