Former Spartan facing sexual assault charges

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(WLNS) – Former Spartans basketball star Mateen Cleaves is charged in an alleged sexual assault, according to CBS affiliate WWJ.

WWJ says the 39-year-old is charged in connection with the sexual assault of a 24-year-old woman.

The sexual assault complaint says Cleaves drove the victim from a bar to a hotel in the 2400 block of West Grand Blanc in Mundy Twp. That’s where the complaint says Cleaves sexually assaulted the woman. According to the complaint, the incident happened after Cleaves and others left a bar around 1 a.m. on September 15, 2015.

Prior to the incident, the victim, Cleaves and others were at a charity golf outing.

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