Former Permian Football Player Arrested, Charged with Sexual Assault

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - He was a star Permian football player but now he's in the spotlight for a different reason.

21-year-old Andrew Amoyaw has been arrested and charged with sexual assault.

Odessa Police say it happened over the weekend in the parking lot of an east side establishment.

Around two in the morning, the victim was leaving the business when she got separated from her friend.

According to police, Amoyaw offered to help and the woman was waiting inside his car when he sexually assaulted her.

The 29-year-old woman managed to escape and the suspect drove away.

Police tracked down Amoyaw a few blocks away where he was arrested on felony sexual assault charges.

His bond is set at $50,000.