19-year-old William & Mary football player accused of breaking and entering, sexual battery

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WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (WAVY) – Police arrested a 19-year-old William & Mary football player after he allegedly broke into a home and sexually battered a victim.

Police were sent to the 200 block of Matoaka Court in Williamsburg around 2:45 a.m. Saturday following a reported breaking and entering.

After further investigations, police arrested 19-year-old George Eberle around 9 a.m. that same day and transported him to the Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail. He was released from jail on Monday on a $10,000 secured bond.

He is facing one felony count of sexual battery and one count of felony breaking and entering.

A spokesperson from William & Mary told 10 On Your Side that Eberle was on the 2019 football team roster as a punter from New Jersey.

The spokesperson said that the university is aware of Eberle’s arrest is cooperating with the authorities. The university has declined any comments regarding possible punishments for Eberle.


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