2 more charged in UNH football player fight at fraternity

Police say the fight broke out after a football player was denied entrance to a party.

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Police in New Hampshire say two more people, including another University of New Hampshire football player, have been charged in connection with a brawl at a fraternity.

Durham Deputy Police Chief Rene Kelley says the fight broke out after a football player was denied entrance to a party. WMUR-TV reports the football players face riot charges.

A fifth student faces a simple assault charge.

Police say the men entered the Sigma Alpha Epsilon house early Jan. 26 and allegedly assaulted the people inside.

UNH spokeswoman Erika Mantz says the university is viewing the charges with its procedures and “will take all appropriate steps via the conduct process to ensure the safety and well-being of our campus community.”

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A university official says the four players have been suspended from the team.

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