Keith Urban gives statement on alleged rape at his concert in Boston



Keith Urban has released a statement regarding the alleged rape that occurred at the Mansfield, Massachusetts, stop on his recent tour last Saturday.

“My team and I were horrified to  learn of the events reported in Boston this past weekend and our hearts  and prayers go out to all those affected,” Keith writes in a statement  posted on his official website. “This type of behavior stands in stark contrast to the spirit of our shows,” Keith’s statement concludes.

Mansfield Police say the alleged rape occurred on the lawn of Xfinity Center as onlookers watched with some shooting videos of the attack.  Police say the attack  ended when a woman intervened. Eighteen-year-old Sean Murphy of Boston has been charged with one count of rape in connection with  the attack.  Officials have not released the alleged victim’s name or  age.  Murphy has pleaded not guilty.  He is being held on $10,000 bail.

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