Thursday, November 27th1.1°C
24124
22968

Sexual assault investigation of boxer

Police have raided the Quebec home of boxer Jean Pascal as part of an investigation into a sexual assault complaint.

Authorities say an investigation was launched early Sunday morning after a 25-year-old woman claimed to have had non-consensual sex at a party at Pascal's home in Lorraine, north of Montreal.

Therese-de-Blainville police say Pascal was home at the time of party on Saturday night, but had left Canada by the time officers tried to get in touch with him on Sunday.

The former light heavyweight champion is coming off a dominant unanimous decision over Lucian Bute in Montreal last Saturday.

More than 20,000 thousand people packed the Bell Centre to watch the fight, which was billed as the biggest ever between two Canadians.

The Canadian Press
How does this story make you feel? (92 total votes)
Castanet MoodMeter
Shocked
9.8%
Indifferent
13.0%
Disappointed
21.7%
Informed
14.1%
Skeptical
41.3%

COMMENTS WELCOME

Comments on this story are pre-moderated and approval times may vary. Before they appear, comments are reviewed by moderators to ensure they meet our submission guidelines. Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments are open and welcome for three days after the story is published. We reserve the right to close comments before then. Comments that appear on the site are not the opinion of Castanet, but only of the comment writer.



Read more Canada News

23940


Recent Trending



24130




23960

23059






Member of BC Press Council


24014