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Former MN Twin Torii Hunter’s Son Arrested For Sexual Assault

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Torii Hunter has taken a leave of absense from the Angels to deal with the charges brought against his son. From yahoo.com:

As reported by the Associated Press, Dallas Morning News and NBC DFW, among other sources, five students at Prosper (Texas) High were arrested on Monday in connection with the sexual assault of another student. One of the students arrested, 17-year-old Darius McClinton-Hunter, is the son of star Angels outfielder Torii Hunter.

McClinton-Hunter cleared a $15,000 bail shortly after his arrest on Monday and was released from jail. Shortly thereafter, Hunter was placed on the Angels’ restricted list for unidentified reasons, though Angels manager Mike Scioscia reported that Hunter had left the team for “a personal matter.”

If there were any question over why Torii Hunter was taking an unplanned sabbatical from baseball, they were cleared up via his personal Twitter account later Monday night.

“This is very tough for a father,” Hunter Tweeted. “Thanks for ur prayers and support. Be Blessed everyone!”

 

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