The Buffalo News published a report on Thursday morning that Hamburg (NY) police are investigating an incident allegedly involving Patrick Kane.
Sources with knowledge of the investigation apparently shared that with The Buffalo News, but then anyone who might have direct knowledge of the situation offered a “no comment” when pressed for information. As the story notes, Hamburg has 20 days to accept or reject the Freedom of Information request for from The Buffalo News.
Update: WKBW in Buffalo has reported the incident involves Kane and a woman at a bar in Evans, NY.
Update: Outlets in Buffalo are reporting that this is a sexual assault investigation.
Update: the Blackhawks released the following statement:
“We are aware of the matter and are in the process of gathering information. It would be inappropriate to comment further at this time.”
Update: On Thursday afternoon, The Buffalo News is reporting that a prosecutor has been assigned to the Kane matter.