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Georgetown players accused of burglary, harassment threatened to ‘send people’ after victim

One of three Georgetown men’s basketball players accused of burglary, sexual assault and harassment threatened to retaliate against his accuser, police reports show.

The reports, obtained by USA TODAY Sports, offer new details in the allegations facing Josh LeBlanc, Galen Alexander and Myron Gardner, who allegedly stole a Playstation 4, a Nikon D5300 camera, a camera lens and a pair of BAPE shoes from a residence in northwest Washington on Sept. 16.

“If you tell anyone, we’ll send people after you,” one of the suspects allegedly told the female victim during a FaceTime call, according to the report.

A second victim also reported that one of the men “showed her his erect clothed penis” during an incident on Sept. 15, according to a separate incident report.

No criminal charges have been filed against LeBlanc, Alexander or Gardner, but investigations are ongoing, CNN reports.

One of the women said in a civil complaint that she feared for her safety following the incidents.

“I believe that Joshua and his friends stole my items from my house and would like to be reimbursed for [the] item,” she wrote. “Joshua threatened bodily harm against myself and my roommate. He continued to threaten me verbally and via text message in the following week.”

The second woman told police that Gardner showed her his clothed erection, according to the complaint, which was obtained by CNN.

Georgetown Hoyas forward Myron Gardner
Georgetown Hoyas forward Myron GardnerIcon Sportswire via Getty Images

One woman obtained a temporary restraining order against LeBlanc and Alexander on Nov. 14. The woman’s roommate also sought a restraining order against Gardner, but that request has not yet been heard by a judge, CNN reports.

Coach Patrick Ewing announced Monday that LeBlanc, a backup forward, and starting point guard James Akinjo – two of the team’s top five scorers – would be leaving the Hoyas effectively immediately. Both have reportedly entered the NCAA transfer portal, but Georgetown’s athletic director has said that Akinjo is not involved in the allegations facing his now-former teammates.

“I wish them well in their future endeavors,” Ewing said in a statement released late Wednesday.

Ewing declined to comment on the allegations facing LeBlanc, Alexander and Gardner, but said the university takes “conduct issues” very seriously.

Georgetown Hoyas forward Galen Alexander
Georgetown Hoyas forward Galen AlexanderGetty Images

“I expect the highest standard of conduct of my players and they are given no special treatment when it comes to their behavior and discipline,” Ewing’s statement read. “This is affair and equitable process for all students.”

Ewing’s statement concluded: “I won’t have more to say on these allegations at this point.”

Gardner and Alexander, who appeared in Georgetown’s 81-74 win over Oklahoma State on Wednesday, were still listed on the team’s roster as of Friday.

With Post wires

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