Western New York College Football Player Charged In Robbery Case

BUFFALO – A stand-out college football player is facing numerous felony charges for his alleged role in a robbery in Tonawanda last month. 
Jaden Lofton, 18, who led the St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute Football team in rushing yards last season,  is accused of stealing marijuana, cash, a cell phone, during an incident that reportedly occurred on June 6th, according to the Buffalo News.
Tonawanda Police arrested Lofton in June and charged him with assault, robbery in the second-degree and possession of a firearm.
The school released a statement about the incident.
St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute holds all of its students to high standards of conduct both at school and in our community,” said St. Joe’s President Christopher Fulco.
We are aware of this situation, and at this time, we have no additional information to share. It is St. Joe’s policy to not comment on student disciplinary matters.”
Lofton is due in court next month.

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