Report: 3 UCLA Basketball Players Arrested in China On Shoplifting

Report: 3 UCLA Basketball Players Arrested in China On Shoplifting

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – LiAngelo Ball is one of three UCLA men’s basketball players who was arrested in China Tuesday on shoplifting allegations, ESPN reports.


Freshman LiAngelo Ball – brother of Los Angeles Lakers star Lonzo Ball — Cody Riley and Jalen Hill were arrested for shoplifting, according to ESPN reporter Jeff Goodman.


In a statement earlier Tuesday to Bruin Report Online, UCLA said it was “aware of the matter involving UCLA student-athletes and we are gathering more information.”


UCLA is scheduled to play Georgia Tech Friday in Shanghai.


The Atlanta Journal-Constitution newspaper reports that Chinese police were called to the hotel where both teams are staying Tuesday morning in Hangzhou. The circumstances of the situation were not immediately confirmed.


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