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Vancouver Whitecaps player charged with assault

Last Updated Jun 16, 2017 at 4:18 pm PDT

(Courtesy whitecapsfc.com)

More problems for the Vancouver Whitecaps

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – A Vancouver Whitecaps player has been charged with assault.

According to the soccer club, Vancouver Police arrested Sheanon Williams Thursday morning in connection with a domestic incident.

The player has been suspended as police and Major League Soccer look into what happened.

Williams will also undergo an assessment by the league’s substance abuse and behavioral health program.

This comes a day after two Whitecaps youth players were charged with sexual assault for an incident at the club’s Burnaby training grounds.