Lawrence Taylor out on bail after rape arrest

Former Giants star Lawrence Taylor has been released on $75,000 bail after being arrested on rape charges in New York.Taylor is accused of paying to

SUFFERN, N.Y. - Former Giants star Lawrence Taylor has been released on $75,000 bail after being arrested on rape charges in New York.

Taylor is accused of paying to have sex with a 16-year-old girl at the Holiday Inn in Suffern, N.Y. Police believe the teenager is a runaway from the Bronx who was forced into prostitution. Taylor was arrested yesterday.

The legendary linebacker's attorney denies the allegations and says Taylor will fight the charges.

"Lawrence Taylor did not rape anybody," says attorney Arthur Aidala.

Taylor is due back in court June 12.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Police say they've made an arrest in a 1 Bridgeport police make arrest in fatal shooting
Authorities are working to return a homicide suspect 2 Authorities work to return homicide suspect to CT
Barre originates from ballet, and similarly aims to 3 Ready, Set, Fit: Barre
2 people were killed and 1 man is 4 2 killed, 1 in stable condition after Gabreski Airport plane crash
News 12's Danielle Campbell and Storyville American Table 5 LI Winter: Mardi Gras - seafood

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE