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Police: Rumor that they timed arrest to disadvantage Washington (Massillon, Ohio) is 'nonsense'

Rumors about police timing an arrest of a Washington (Massillon, Ohio) football player in order to disadvantage them against Archbishop Hoban (Akron, Ohio) or that the player was defending his grandma are both being called nonsense by authorities.
As reported by The Repository, a senior and college prospect, 17, was arrested four days before the Division II regional championship against Archbishop Hoban. The student’s identity is not given because he is a minor.
“We do believe we have absolutely the right suspect,” Akron police spokesman Lt. Michael Miller told The Repository