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Chicago police: No developments in Pirates’ Kang case

Tribune-Review
| Wednesday, July 6, 2016 6:21 p.m

There were no developments Wednesday in the police investigation into sexual assault allegations against Pirates third baseman Jung Ho Kang.

“There is nothing new in the investigation,” Chicago police spokesman Kevin Quaid said.

Quaid said reporters from Kang’s native South Korea have been flooding his department with inquiries.

A 23-year-old woman, who has not been named, is alleging she was sexually assaulted by Kang in a Chicago hotel room last month. No criminal charges have been filed. Neither Kang nor his agent have commented on the matter.

Bob Cohn is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at bcohn@tribweb.com or via Twitter @BCohn_Trib.


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Pirates third baseman Jung Ho Kang is being investigated by Chicago police regarding a sexual assault complaint filed in late June. “Some fans are thinking (Kang) was targeted, that maybe he was trapped,” Korean television reporter Daniel Kim said. “Because the allegations are so serious, you don’t know how to react.”
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Third baseman Jung Ho Kang was not in the Pirates' lineup Tuesday night in St. Louis.
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Pirates third baseman Jung Ho Kang catches an infield popup during the first inning against the Braves on Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at PNC Park.
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