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Man answers Hines Ward charges

Updated: October 19, 2012, 4:19 PM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- A man who claims his girlfriend had a "physical relationship" with retired Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward was in custody Friday, accused of trying to extort $15,000 by threatening to release evidence that Ward had paid for sex.

Joshua Van Auker, 26, of Pittsburgh, awaited arraignment on two felony counts of attempted extortion.

Van Auker was arrested Thursday by detectives from the Allegheny County district attorney's office after he allegedly met with Ward's ...

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