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Colin Kaepernick Responds to Rumors of Sexual Assault

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick denied media reports that mentioned him in connection to an incident in which a woman alleged she did drugs and drank with the star athlete before he left her in a room naked

Star San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick took to Twitter Friday to refute media reports that police consider him a suspect in a potential sexual assault incident.

“The charges made in the TMZ story and other stories I’ve seen are completely wrong,” Kaepernick tweeted. “They make things up about me that never happened.”

The Miami Police Department released an incident report Thursday which stated they were investigating Kaepernick’s potential involvement in a case wherein a woman is alleging she did drugs and drank with the star athlete before he left her in a room naked. The woman says the last thing she remembers before waking up in an area hospital is two NFL players peeking into her room and then leaving. The woman said she could not remember how she got to the hospital.

Other media outlets reported Kaepernick was being accused of sexual assault, though the police report didn’t use that term. Kaepernick’s tweets didn’t refer explicitly to rumors of sexual assault, but he claimed reports published in several publications were false and thanked his fans for supporting him, promising that their “faith is not misplaced.”

Two other NFL players also named in the report include Kaepernick teammate Quinton Patton and Ricado Lockette of the Seattle Seahawks.

Part of the incident report reads:

They talked for a while and she mixed some drinks for all of them and gave them shots. Advised that they told her that in order to drink the shots she had to “hit” the bong which contained marijuana.

They sat down, talked, and watched the basketball game. She started to feel light headed and went to a bedroom to lie down. [Redacted] took off her jacket and jewelry. Mr. Kaepernick came behind her into the bedroom and started kissing her. She advised they were kissing (mouth) and Mr. Kaepernick started to undressed [sic] her. She got completely naked. Mr. Kaepernick told her that he was going to be right back and left the bedroom. They did not have sex. [Redacted] advised that she was in bed naked and Mr. Patton and Mr. Lockette opened the door and “peeked” inside. She told them “what are you doing? Where is Colin?”; “get out!” They closed the door and left. She cannot remember anything after that.

[Redacted] woke up in a hospital bed and doesn’t remember how she got there or who transported her to the hospital. [Redacted] advised that she has had a sexual relationship with Mr. Kaepernick in the past.

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