Former Cowboys RB Joseph Randle arrested for rape

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Former Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle is being held on a suspicion of rape charge in Wichita, Kansas, after his arrest early Friday morning, according to Sedgwick County online inmate records.

SEDGWICK COUNTY -Former Dallas Cowboy and Wichita native is back in jail accused of rape.

In October 2014 he was caught on camera shoplifting underwear and cologne from a department store, while he was still playing for the NFL.

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Randal was arrested half a dozen times in while playing for the Cowboys including charges from shoplifting underwear to alleged violent acts like attempting to run people over with his auto to battery and making a criminal threat toward a law enforcement officer.

The details surrounding the arrest are unclear - but jail records in Sedgwick County, KS show the 26-year-old was booked for rape at 3:43 AM on September 7.

Getty In 2015, Joseph Randle #21 then of the Dallas Cowboys reacts after the Atlanta Falcons beat the Cowboys 39-28.

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On July 30, the state sought to revoke Randle's bond while waited for sentencing, but that motion was denied by the Judge.

The AP said spokespeople for the police and prosecutor's office and Randle's attorney from previous cases did not immediately reply to phone messages.

According to the Associated Press, Randle has spent most of the past two years in jail, with occasional stints in a state mental hospital, on an array of charges.

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Randle was convicted of multiple charges stemming from a housewarming party in February 2016: Aggravated burglary, aggravated battery, criminal threat and possession of marijuana.