An Olympic boxer has been arrested in Rio on sexual assault charges, Brazillian police said Monday.
Jonas Junius of Namibia was arrested Sunday after the boxer “attempted to grab and kiss the cleaning lady” in the hallway of a building in the Olympic Village, according to a New York Times report.
This is the second Olympic boxer to face sexual assault allegations. Moroccan boxer Hassan Saada was arrested Friday for allegedly sexually assaulting two Brazilian women, leading to him missing his Olympic bout Saturday.
Junius was scheduled to fight Hassan Amzile of France on Thursday in a light-welterweight bout, according to the Times.