Starlin Castro, the 21-year-old Chicago Cubs shortstop, has been accused of sexual assault by a woman in Chicago. Police would like a word with Castro. According to court documents:
She claims that she was drinking with friends at a River North nightclub on the night of Sept. 29 when she met Castro.
Sources say she and a friend left the bar at 3 a.m. and went to the 21-year-old Castro’s apartment on State Street nearby.
According to the police report, the alleged victim said she blacked out.
She told police she came to, and found the alleged offender – Castro, according to our sources – sexually assaulting her.
It says that when she woke up she screamed and yelled at her alleged attacker, and left the apartment at about 5:30 a.m. getting a ride home from her friend.
It would be 12 hours before the alleged victim would go to a hospital, and police would become involved.
By the time police became involved, Castro was already on a plane to the DR for the offseason. Castro, a 2nd-year player, led the National League in hits (207) and hit .307.