Wayne Hills football players accused of assault allowed at game

Nine Wayne Hills High School football players who were arrested and charged with aggravated assault were allowed to suit up, and some were allowed to

WAYNE - Nine Wayne Hills High School football players who were arrested and charged with aggravated assault were allowed to suit up, and some were allowed to play, in tonight's playoff game at Wayne Hills High School.

Authorities say the players beat up two students from Wayne Valley High School on Oct. 29 following a party. The decision to let them attend and play has sparked a lot of controversy. Interim Superintendent Michael Roth says the decision was his to let the students play. He says he would be opening the district to lawsuits from parents because the incident happened off of school grounds.

Authorities say one of the victims of the altercation was left unconscious in the middle of a roadway.

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