The Seahawks’ public-relations department has released a team statement regarding Monday’s news that star running Marshawn Lynch was under investigation by the Bellevue Police Department following allegations by a woman of assault in the Seattle suburb early Sunday.
The statement reads: ”While we maintain the utmost respect for the investigative process, after speaking with Marshawn, we are comfortable these accusations are bogus.”
Not untrue. Not reckless.
A spokesman for the Bellevue Police Department, officer Seth Tyler, told the News Tribune on Monday that an investigator would be “reaching out and talking to” Lynch. Officer Tyler would not speculate when the investigation might end, but said his department would be releasing a statement when it does.
Lynch is on the field practicing with the Seahawks’ first-team offense as I type this.