Lance Armstrong’s son Luke Armstrong was charged with the sexual assault of a kid over an incident from 2018.
Luke Armstrong, 21, was accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old woman in 2018 and faces as much as 20 years in jail if convicted, based on the Austin American-Statesman. An arrest affidavit was issued on April 1.
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The alleged incident occurred round June 22, 2018, when the woman went to Armstrong’s dwelling in Austin, Texas. The affidavit mentioned she bought drunk and couldn’t get a experience dwelling and Luke Armstrong picked her up. She informed police she didn’t keep in mind the experience with Luke Armstrong however wakened in his dwelling the place he allegedly sexually assaulted her, based on the newspaper.
The woman reported the alleged incident to police on Nov. 17, 2020, based on the American-Statesman. She reportedly recorded a telephone name with Luke Armstrong on Dec. eight, 2020, during which he admitted to having intercourse along with her at his father’s home. The arrest affidavit mentioned Luke Armstrong mentioned he remembered “her taking her garments off and strolling to the mattress herself.”
The woman reportedly informed six those that Luke Armstrong had intercourse along with her and that 4 of the individuals she informed remembered her describing the encounter as “non-consensual.” A buddy of Luke Armstrong’s additionally informed police he wasn’t ingesting that evening.
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Luke Armstrong’s lawyer launched an announcement on the accusations.
“A whole evaluate of the info will affirm what has been alleged completely didn’t happen and a correct and thorough authorized course of will exonerate Luke,” Randy Leavitt mentioned in an announcement to the newspaper.
“What occurred three years in the past in highschool was not against the law and never a sexual assault. What it was was a consensual relationship then and it continued to be consensual between the 2 younger individuals with each in the end going their separate methods. These fees ought to by no means have been filed and definitely not three years later.”
The elder Armstrong has not commented on the matter.
Luke Armstrong performed soccer at Rice College in 2018 and 2019 however opted out of the 2020 season as a result of coronavirus pandemic. He was on Convention USA’s Honor Roll in 2020.
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Lance Armstrong gained seven Tour de France biking titles earlier than he admitted to utilizing PEDs and had his championships stripped.