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Md. college student accused of sexual assault at concert

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - A University of Maryland lacrosse player is charged with sexual battery after a woman claims he fondled her at a Zac Brown Band concert, reports CBS Baltimore.

The 49-year-old alleged victim told police she was lying on the lawn at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow when she was assaulted by Benjamin Chisolm, a 19-year-old University of Maryland lacrosse player from Davidsonville.

The alleged assault occurred Sunday June 22.

"This guy comes running up and slides in right behind me like he was spooning me," the alleged victim, who identified herself only as Donna, said, according to the station.

Donna said Chisolm then started touching her.

"He was grinding his bottom half up against my bottom half and he took his arm and put it around me and grabbed my breast," she said.

Chisolm was detained by police for public intoxication at the concert and it was only then that authorities learned he was a suspect in the reported assault.

The University of Maryland did not return a call from CBS Baltimore for comment, but on their Twitter page they said they were aware of the incident and they were cooperating with authorities.

Chisolm was being held without bond. His trial date is scheduled for July 17.

Chisolm is a freshman at the university.

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