Multiple media outlets, including the AP and CNN, are reporting that former Penn State Coach Jerry Sandusky has been arrested again, as new charges of sexual molestation have emerged.
Sandusky is already facing 40 counts related to the sexual assault of children. Sandusky has said repeatedly that he is innocent, but the case has engulfed the Penn State football program in controversy.
The AP reports:
Authorities say Sandusky was arrested and arraigned Wednesday. The charges were brought after the new accusers were questioned by a grand jury. Both alleged victims were part of Sandusky’s Second Mile charity. One claims he was assaulted in 1997 and the other in 2004.
NBC News tweeted that Sandusky had “been taken out of his home in handcuffs by the PA Centre County District attorney’s office.”
We’ll have more on this story as it develops.