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IU football player suspended after arrest on domestic battery, residential entry charges

Indiana University football players facing charges

UPDATE: Indiana University Football on Monday announced head coach Tom Allen had suspended Peyton Hendershot “immediately and indefinitely from all team activities” and said Allen would ” continue to evaluate the situation pending further developments.”

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (WISH) — An Indiana University player is in jail after his Saturday night arrest on domestic battery and other charges.

Peyton Hendershot, 21, was arrested on charges of domestic battery, residential entry, criminal mischief and criminal conversion. On Sunday, he remained in the Monroe County Jail, online records show.

Hendershot is listed on the IU Hoosiers roster as a redshirt sophomore tight end from North Salem, Indiana. He set the single-season record in 2019 for catches and receiving yards for a tight end.

IU Athletics released this statement on Sunday afternoon:

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“Indiana University Athletics is aware of the arrest of redshirt sophomore Peyton Hendershot. IU Athletics will continue to gather facts, cooperate with and monitor the legal and administrative processes, and take further action as the evolving situation warrants.”

No information about the circumstances of Hendershot’s arrest were immediately available from the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.

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