Report: Steelers QB Roethlisberger accused of sexual assault

Chris Chase

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger(notes) has been accused of sexual assault by a woman in Georgia, TMZ reported Friday.

The alleged incident occured Thursday at a night club in Georgia. TMZ reports that the woman told police that Roethlisberger entered the women's restroom and assaulted her. She was treated at a local hospital and released.

According to TMZ, Roethlisberger has already been interviewed by the police in Milledgeville.

Roethlisberger is currently engaged in a lawsuit with a former casino employee in Reno who claimed that the Steelers quarterback sexually assaulted her in his hotel room. No criminal charges were ever filed in that case.