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Aug.
13th

Seahawks star Marshawn Lynch cleared by Bellevue police of assault allegation after short investigation

As I wrote Monday, anyone can be accused of anything in this society.

Often unfortunately, the higher the profile of the accused, the higher the skepticism.

The Bellevue Police Department late tonight ended its two-plus-day investigation of Seahawks star running back Marshawn Lynch amid allegations he had committed assault and personal-property damage in the Seattle suburb early Sunday.

“He was not involved in this incident in any way,” read the Bellevue PD’s statement, released late tonight.

The statement also noted the investigation is open and ongoing.

But it no longer will involve Lynch or the Seahawks.

The statement came two

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Aug.
12th

UPDATED: Pete Carroll stands behind Seahawks’ statement on Marshawn Lynch: “These accusations are bogus”

The Seahawks’ public-relations department has released a team statement regarding Monday’s news that star running Marshawn Lynch was under investigation by the Bellevue Police Department following allegations by a woman of assault in the Seattle suburb early Sunday.

The statement reads: ”While we maintain the utmost respect for the investigative process, after speaking with Marshawn, we are comfortable these accusations are bogus.”

Not untrue. Not unfounded.

Bogus.

After practice, coach Pete Carroll refused to elaborate. He stood behind “bogus” and said there was nothing more to address on the matter.

A spokesman for the Bellevue Police Department, officer Seth Tyler, told

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