Read Robert Kraft’s statement after getting charged with soliciting prostitution in Florida

“We categorically deny that Mr. Kraft engaged in any illegal activity."

Robert Kraft
Robert Kraft celebrates after Super Bowl LIII. –Gregory Payan / AP

A spokesman for Patriots owner Robert Kraft issued the following statement Friday in response to the charges of soliciting prostitution in Florida:

“We categorically deny that Mr. Kraft engaged in any illegal activity. Because it is a judicial matter, we will not be commenting further.”

The NFL also released the following statement Friday:

“The NFL is aware of the ongoing law enforcement matter and will continue to monitor developments.”

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