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.