Pirates Pitcher Felipe Vázquez Facing Additional Local Charges In Sexual Assault Case

Pirates Pitcher Felipe Vázquez Facing Additional Local Charges In Sexual Assault Case

GREENSBURG (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Pirates All-Star closer Felipe Vázquez remains behind bars today, accused of sexually assaulting a teenager he met at PNC Park.


He was arrested Tuesday on multiple felony charges including statutory sexual assault.


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Authorities began investigating Vázquez last month after learning of an alleged sexual relationship between he and a 15-year-old girl now living in Lee County, Florida.


He also faces charges out of Westmoreland County.


According to court paperwork, there was an alleged sexual encounter between the girl and Vázquez two years ago when she was living in Scottsdale.


The criminal complaint reports Vázquez allegedly admitted to driving to her home where he is accused of attempting to assault the girl in his vehicle.


Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story.