Pro Football Star Accused of Rape

NEW YORK, NY (KSLA) – Professional football hall of famer, Lawrence Taylor, was indicted on rape charges Wednesday June 23rd.

Taylor was charged with rape, criminal sexual act, and sexual abuse charges. The former New York giant linebacker was arrested on May 6th over accusations that he paid to have sex with a 16 year old girl.

Taylor denies the charges but police say the teen claims she was assaulted. If convicted, Taylor could face up to four years in prison.