Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 6/11/13
Authorities say an Arizona State University football player has been arrested in connection with a sexual assault. Tempe police said Tuesday that Andres Rafael Garcia is being held on suspicion of two counts of sexual assault and one count of assault/domestic violence. The 22-year-old defensive back was arrested late Sunday after police say he got involved in an argument with a 21-year-old woman he knew. It allegedly escalated into a physical assault. Garcia is accused of shoving the woman backward into a wall, knocking her unconscious. Authorities say he then sexually assaulted the woman. ASU officials say Garcia has been dismissed from the football team. He joined the Sun Devils last season as a non-scholarship player.
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