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The Son Of NFL Great Lawrence Taylor Arrested

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Cobb County, Ga (WAOK)-The son of NFL great Lawrence Taylor has been arrested on charges of statutory rape. Taylor Jr. was arrested Sunday and is being held in the Cobb County Adult Detention Center.

Police say Taylor is charged with statutory rape, aggravated sodomy, and aggravated child molestation.  and statutory rape  in incidents involving two minor girls — one under the age of 16.

Powder Springs police say Lawrence Taylor Jr., was arrested Sunday after one of the girls told police the 31-year-old forcibly performed a sex act on her at his mother’s house.

He is also charged with having consensual sex with the other young girl several times in 2012 when she was under the age of 16.

Taylor Jr’s father, NFL Hall of Fame linebacker Lawrence Taylor  was arrested three years ago for having sex with an underage prostitute. He is serving six years of probation after he pleaded guilty to a lesser charge in the case.

Taylor Jr. made news last year when he auctioned his father’s 1991 Super Bowl ring, given to him as a gift, according to ESPN.

Taylor Jr., lives in Powder Springs, Georgia.

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