As we await more facts regarding the allegations of sexual assault pending against former NFL safety and current NFL Network analyst Darren Sharper in California, word has emerged of an unrelated incident in Louisiana from 2013.
According to WDSU.com, a Louisiana woman filed a sexual assault complaint against Sharper last year, accusing him of criminal misconduct.
“The NOPD is investigating an allegation of sexual assault filed against Darren Sharper,” the New Orleans Police Department told WDSU.com in a statement. “As with every case alleging sexual assault, information gathered is extremely sensitive and the top priority of the detectives is to protect the person who filed the complaint. Because this is an ongoing criminal investigation, we cannot provide additional information at this time.”
Citing unnamed sources, WDSU.com reports that sources incident between Sharper and the alleged victim occurred at a private residence in New Orleans’ Warehouse District.
Sharper is due in court on February 14 in connection with his arrest for suspicion of rape arising from two separate incidents in California.