Michael Beasley being investigated for alleged sexual assault

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Ex-Timberwolves forward Michael Beasley is on the wrong side of the law again.

Beasley, who now plays with the Phoenix Suns, is being investigated by Scottsdale police in connection with an alleged sexual assault.

ABC15 reports the incident occurred January 13.

“At this point we can only say the investigation is ongoing,” said David Pubins, Scottsdale police spokesman. “We are interviewing those involved and processing any physical evidence we may have to try and determine if criminal charges are appropriate.”

Beasley's five year NBA career has been marred by outside issues, including a perceived problem with marijuana, and being cited for speeding and driving without a valid license and proper registration.

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