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Report: Issa Thiam suspended indefinitely from Rutgers Basketball following arrest

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Keith Sargeant of NJ Advance Media reported on Friday night that Rutgers men’s basketball player Issa Thiam has been suspended indefinitely after being arrested earlier in the day.

The report states that Thiam, a junior at Rutgers, was “charged with simple assault, criminal mischief, false imprisonment, tampering with physical evidence, possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose, theft by unlawful taking, and terroristic threats, according to a complaint filed by Piscataway Township police on Friday.”

A Rutgers athletics spokesperson confirmed the suspension to NJ Advanced Media.

We will update this story as more information comes available.

UPDATE: Issa Thiam was dismissed on Monday.