Who is Danny Brown? Video of NJ basketball coach pushing teen girl onto hotel bed goes viral
The video shows the girl struggling to get out of the coach’s grasp, who continues to push her towards the bed
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A disturbing video has been doing rounds that shows Saddle River Day School's women's basketball coach Danny Brown pushing a teenage girl onto a bed in a resort room. The incident, which is believed to have taken place on December 30 last year around 12 am in the midnight, shows the girl struggling to get out of the coach’s grasp, who continues to push her towards the mattress.
The accused, in the unverified video, has been identified as Danny Brown. it was first reported by NorthJersey.com and posted by Jonathan Messer on Twitter, who wrote, "Saddle River Girls BB Coach Danny Brown drunk trying to get one of his 14 year old players on the bed in a hotel room on the road. Worst kept secret in Bergen County. Everyone who has looked the other way is equally guilty. Shame on parents who keep giving their daughters." The basketball coach at a New Jersey prep school is under investigation after the video surfaced allegedly showing him assaulting the girl in a hotel room. In a press release, obtained by NorthJersey.com, the school stated it has "already spoken with applicable native authorities concerning the matter and can cooperate with them as requested." Brown, who has been with the school for more than a decade, has allegedly agreed to take part in the investigation, in accordance with the school. Also, the school has additionally contacted the exterior authorities "to open an impartial inquiry to determine the details of the scenario."
Saddle River Girls BB Coach Danny Brown drunk trying to get one of his 14 year old players on the bed in a hotel room on the road. Worst kept secret in Bergen County. Everyone who has looked the other way is equally guilty. Shame on parents who keep giving their daughters. pic.twitter.com/fQb9Bel0UC— JONATHANMESSER (@JONATHA23460984) June 29, 2022
In a letter to the local community from the school, officials said they were aware of a video involving "interaction between a staff member and a student." However, the name was not mentioned in the letter. DailyMail tried getting in touch with the coach and Saddle River Day School for comments. But there was no response.
What does the video include?
The video shows the coach grabbing the teenage girl wearing a button-down shirt and black pants from behind and pushing her to the bed. The girl, who could not be identified, is struggling to get out of his hands, shaking, but he continues to push her body towards the bed. She is seen in the video, moving her buttocks in the corner of the bed before falling to the ground. The video further shows Brown cutting the video as he went downstairs to catch her. According to NorthJersey.com, the incident took place when the girls were headed to Tampa for the Christmas tournament from December 29 to 31, 2021.