JACKSONVILLE, Fla.-- FSU's Jameis Winston is being investigated in a sexual battery case that was filed with the Tallahassee police department in December of 2012.
No charges have been filed against Winston, but the case remains open. An attorney representing Winston denied the allegation tonight, and Winston met the media too, but would not answer any questions about the case because the investigation is ongoing.
The FSU Athletic Department issued a statement before Winston spoke to reporters this evening. “There is no change in Jameis Winston’s status,” on the team, the statement, attributed to Associate Athletic Director Rob Wilson, said.
“Because the investigation has not been closed by TPD, we cannot comment further at this time,” the statement said. “We look forward to a speedy resolution of the issue.
Winston's attorney, Tim Jansen said his client has not been interviewed by police or prosecutors.
The incident report says the suspect is unknown. The narrative description from the investigating officer is redacted. The incident report describes the suspect as between 5 foot 9 and 5 foot 11 tall and 240 pounds. FSU athletics media guide lists Winston as 6 foot 4 and 218 pounds.