Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Stephens pleads not guilty to sex charges involving minor, trial set for June

The 37-year-old Olympic athlete was charged with indecent assault, gross indecency involving a minor and one charge of misuse of an Information and Communications Technology Authority network in June 2016.

However,  it is alleged that Stephens left the jurisdiction after the charges were laid.   

According to reports from other local media, it is alleged that Stephens inappropriately touched an underage girl on his track team and threatened to remove her from the team if she failed to comply.

Stephens trial is set to begin on June 5