College Football Coach Arrested On Suspicion Of Child Pornography
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EAGLE LAKE, Minn. (AP) – The head football coach at Minnesota State, Mankato, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of child pornography, sheriff's officials said.
Todd Hoffner, 46, was in custody on suspicion of using underage people in a sexual performance and possession of child pornography, Blue Earth County Sheriff's Capt. Rich Murry told the Mankato Free Press.
Hoffner had not been formally charged by Tuesday evening, and it was not immediately clear whether he had an attorney. His home phone number was disconnected.
Messages left for sheriff's officials and prosecutors were not immediately returned to The Associated Press.
Hoffner was escorted off the football practice field Friday and has been on leave from his coaching position since then, the university said in a statement. Spokesman Dan Benson added that a university investigation is pending.
"The University is not aware of any allegations affecting university students or program participants," Benson sai
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