Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has been accused of sexual assault by a young woman in Georgia, TMZ has learned.
The alleged incident occurred early this morning at Capital City — a club in Milledgeville, Georgia.
According to law enforcement sources, the alleged victim — who has already been interviewed by police — was treated at a local hospital and released.
We’re told in addition to the alleged victim, witnesses are being interviewed — and one law enforcement source says they will attempt to interview Roethlisberger.
In addition to the Milledgeville Police Dept, we’ve learned the Georgia Bureau of Investigations is also investigating.
As we previously reported, Roethlisberger is being sued by a Reno woman, Andrea McNulty, who claims the QB sexually assaulted her in 2008.
UPDATE: We’re told Ben Roethlisberger has already been interviewed by police. We’re also told no formal charges have been filed at this point.
UPDATE 3:30 PM EST: A rep from the Steelers tells TMZ, “We are gathering information on this incident – until then we have no further comment.”
Ben Roethlisberger‘s reps are denying that the Steelers quarterback sexually assaulted a woman in Georgia last night, this according to ProFootballTalk.comAccording to the report, Ben’s reps, “wouldn’t comment as to whether Roethlisberger was in fact accused of sexual assault, just that the allegations were untrue and the events in question did not happen.”As TMZ first reported, a young woman accused Big Ben of sexually assaulting her in the women’s bathroom of a local nightclub early this morning. So far, no charges have been filed.