SUFFERN, N.Y. - (AP) - Police say former football star Lawrence Taylor has been arrested in connection with a reported rape in the New York City suburbs.

Ramapo Detective Lt. Brad Weidel said the former New York Giantslinebacker has not been formally charged. He said formal chargeswill be filed when the police investigation is completed.

Weidel said police were investigating a reported rape at a hotelin Montebello, N.Y.

Police said they would hold a news conference this afternoon.

Police said Taylor lived in Pembroke Pines, Fla.