Giants DT Jay Bromley accused of attempted sexual assault

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Saturday, February 20, 2016

Giants defensive tackle Jay Bromleywill not be charged at this time, following a Saturday morning incident in which a woman said he tried to sexually assault her and then struck her with his car while fleeing, a police source told ABC News.

Bromley's attorney said in a statement Sunday that he doesn't expect his client will face charges.

"We have reviewed the allegations against Mr. Bromley and believe no crime has been committed," attorney Alex Spiro said. "Accordingly, we do not expect him to be charged."

Bromley, 23, interacted with the 26-year-old woman on Instagram, according to multiple media reports. They went out together and then went to a Manhattan hotel, where Bromley got a room, and they engaged in some physical activity. When Bromley attempted to engage in further sexual activity, the woman refused, a police source told ABC News.

Bromley left the hotel, and the woman followed him, demanding a ride home. She climbed on the roof of Bromley's car, but he kept driving, and she fell off, injuring her leg and knee, according to reports.

The woman was taken to a hospital, where she made the allegations of assault and attempted sexual assault, reports said. A rape kit was scheduled, and the police department's Special Victims Unit became involved in the investigation.

The New York Daily News first reported that the police had been investigating Bromley.

Hotel surveillance video and the credit card used to pay for the room link Bromley to the site of the alleged incident, according to reports.

"We are aware of the situation and will continue to monitor it," the Giants said in a statement. "We have notified the league office, per the league's protocol. We will have no further comment, as we understand this is an ongoing investigation."

The NFL said it was aware and looking into the incident.

The Giants picked Bromley in the second round of the 2014 draft. He played in all 16 games this season and compiled 36 tackles.

ESPN's Dan Graziano contributed to this report.