Sandusky arrested on new sex abuse charges

Jerry Sandusky has been arrested on new sex abuse charges

FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2011 file photo, former Penn State football defensive coordinator Gerald "Jerry" Sandusky sits in a car as he leaves the office of Centre County Magisterial District Judge Leslie A. Dutchcot in State College, Pa. Sandusky, who is charged with sexually abusing eight boys in a scandal that has rocked the university, said in an telephone interview with Bob Costas Monday night on NBC News' "Rock Center" that there was no abuse and that any activities in a campus shower with a boy were just horseplay, not molestation. (AP Photo/The Patriot-News, Andy Colwell, File)

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Ex-Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky has been arrested on new sex abuse charges brought by two new accusers

Authorities say Sandusky was arrested and arraigned Wednesday.

The charges were brought after the new accusers were questioned by a grand jury. Both alleged victims were part of Sandusky's Second Mile charity. One claims he was assaulted in 1997 and the other in 2004.

A call seeking comment from Sandusky's lawyer, Joseph Amendola, was not immediately returned.


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