Concord football players arrested

Local - 11/17/2013 7:13 PM
ATHENS - Three Concord University football players are arrested on charges related to a home invasion.  The Mercer County Sheriff's Department tells Newswatch Russell Bailey Junior of Beckley and Maricco Sanders and Riyahd Richardson, both of South Carolina, were arrested Friday and charged with malicious wounding, petty larceny and conspiracy.  According to police, the home invasion robbery occurred Monday night in Athens, and the State Police, along with the Concord University police assisted the sheriff's department in the investigation.  The suspects were housed in the Bluefield city jail for the night on Friday and were arraigned on Saturday. The three did not play in the team's Saturday game against Shepherd.


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