TCU suspends 2 after arrests

Published 11:33 pm Monday, September 21, 2015

FORT WORTH (AP) — TCU senior defensive end Mike Tuaua and freshman receiver Andre Petties-Wilson have been suspended from the team after their arrests on charges of robbery-bodily injury.

According to a Fort Worth police report, Tuaua and Petties-Wilson were arrested Monday for an incident Sept. 4, when another TCU student told investigators that the two players stole a case of beer after attacking him and his friends.

The alleged incident took place the day after the third-ranked Horned Frogs opened their season with a 23-17 victory at Minnesota.

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Tuaua and Petties-Wilson each posted $15,000 bail and were released from Fort Worth jail Monday.

Tuaua played all 12 regular-season games last season, and started five of them, but hasn’t played this season. Petties-Wilson has yet to play any games.