Police report filed over alleged hazing involving Warren De La Salle football team

Posted at 1:21 PM, Nov 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-01 19:14:00-04

WARREN, Mich. (WXYZ) — Sources tell 7 Action News that a police report is being filed regarding alleged hazing incidents involving members of the Warren De La Salle football team.

On Thursday, the school announced it was canceling its football season and forfeiting a playoff game against Birmingham Groves after learning of the incident.

After an investigation, the school said in a statement the "hazing has deeper roots, and is more pervasive than originally thought." The hazing allegedly happened in the locker room.

Sources tell 7 Action News that the school may also reprimand the varsity football coach.

On Thursday, police told us they hadn't been informed or received a report of the alleged hazing, but now they are getting involved.

De La Salle won the state high school football championship in 2017 and 2018, and were 5-4 this season.