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Former Pirate Kelly Whitney arrested

Former men's basketball Kelly Whitney was arrested on Thursday night and is facing kidnapping and robbery charges, according to

Whitney's arrest came hours after fellow ex-Pirate Robert Mitchell pleaded not guilty to kidnapping and robbery charges of his own.

South Orange police found Whitney at a hotel in Newark late Thursday night, and willing surrendered without incident according to the Essex County Prosecutors Office.

Whitney played on the men's basketball up until 2006.

For information regarding Kelly Whitney's arrest and an update on the Robert Mitchell case, read Thursday's edition of The Setonian.


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