Four wrestlers on Wisconsin's state champion high school wrestling team are facing sexual harassment charges for allegedly targeting another member of their team in the locker room.
A freshman wrestler from Lincoln High School in Wisconsin Rapids approached police about repeated incidents over the course of the school year. The 15-year-old said the older wrestlers, ages 17 and 18, used their genitals to smack him on his leg on several occasions. Another time, the wrestlers backed him into a corner, while one of the boys placed his genitals on the freshman's rear.
He told the police that he once had to climb into a locker just to avoid being harassed by them.
The suspects, Ryan Lubeck, Zachary Benitz, Kasey Einerson, and Devin Peterson, face fines up to $1,000 or up to 90 days in jail.
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