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Kansas football player arrested after alleged bomb threats on campus

Jul 25, 2023

Kansas Jayhawks offensive lineman Joe Krause was arrested early Monday morning for alleged aggravated criminal threat, causing terror, evacuation or disruption, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office booking report. His arrest came on the same day bomb threats were made at multiple football buildings.

Police were called to David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium, the Anderson Family Football Complex and Beatty Family Pavilion on Monday afternoon, according to KU athletics via The Topeka Capital-Journal. All buildings were safely evacuated and no devices were found. Police gave the all-clear by 8:01 p.m. local time. They did not confirm if Krause made any threats.

Upon news of Krause's arrest, Kansas issued a statement acknowledging "a situation involving one of our student-athletes."

The Topeka Capital-Journal reported that the player in question was Krause.

Source: Yahoo Sports

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