Former LSU RB charged with simple rape

Charles Scott
Charles Scott

PRAIRIEVILLE, LA (WAFB) - A former LSU football player was arrested Sunday afternoon.

The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said Charles Scott, 23, was charged in the rape of an 18-year-old.

Scott is a former running back for the Tigers.

Investigators said the incident happened at Scott's home in Prairieville around 4 a.m.

Authorities said Scott was charged with simple rape.

Bond has not been set.

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