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Hawks cleared of allegations

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Victoria Police will not lay charges following an investigation into an alleged offence involving two Hawthorn players last October.

A young woman made allegations of sexual assault against the players, linked to a house in Ashwood in Melbourne’s south-east, on October 8.

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“Box Hill Sexual Offences and Child Abuse Investigation Team (SOCIT) has concluded an investigation concerning allegations of a sexual assault in Ashwood,” a police statement said.

“No charges have been laid in regards to the matter.”

A statement from the Hawthorn Football Club said the matter was now finalised and the club would make no further comment.

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