Found May 15, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
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The dark cloud that seems to be following the Los Angeles Angels this season spilled over into real life Monday. Outfielder Torii Hunter left the team and was placed on the restricted list for personal reasons. One of Hunter's three high school-aged sons had been arrested along with four fellow students at a Dallas-area school on charges of sexual assault. Darius McClinton-Hunter, 17, was one of those arrested after a month-long investigation of sexual assault of a child. The charge is a second-degree felony. Three of the five students arrested were juveniles, but McClinton-Hunter and another were arrested as adults. "This is very tough for a father. Thanks for ur prayers and support. Be Blessed everyone!" Torii Hunter posted on his Twitter account Monday afternoon. He flew back to Texas on Monday afternoon to be with his family, and McClinton-Hunter was released on $15,000 bond. "It's a personal issue," manager Mike Scioscia said of Hunter's ...
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