Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Nelson Agholorhasbeenaccused of raping a dancer at a Philadelphia strip club, according to a Friday afternoon report by Philadelphia Magazine.
The incident is said to have occurred at Cheerleaders Gentleman’s Club. The accuser says that she was raped inside the building around 3 p.m. on Thursday. Two other Eagles players were present at the club on Thursday afternoon, according to the report.
The Eagles released a statement on the allegations Friday afternoon.
“We are aware of the police investigation surrounding Nelson Agholor,” the statement read. “The organization has been in contact with Nelson and with the proper authorities in Philadelphia. Because of the legal nature of this matter, we will have no further comment.”
Police Commissioner Richard Ross told Philadelphia Magazine that the “Special Victims Unit is actively running on the investigation.”
Agholor played college football at the University of Southern California before being drafted 20th overall by Philly in the 2015 NFL Draft. Agholor caught 23 passes for 283 yards with one touchdown in his rookie season with the Eagles.