Former WRHS Basketball Star Faces Aggravated Battery, Robbery Charges

By: WIBW (Posted by Melissa Brunner)
By: WIBW (Posted by Melissa Brunner)
22-year-old Lasharra Riley is charged with intentional aggravated battery, great bodily harm and aggravated robbery.

Lasharra Riley

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A former star basketball player at Washburn Rural High School faces charges of aggravated battery and robbery in an alleged drug confrontation last summer.

22-year-old Lasharra Riley is charged with intentional aggravated battery, great bodily harm and aggravated robbery.

The Shawnee County District Attorney's complaint states that, on July 17, Riley was armed with a gun and did great bodily harm or disfigurement to Kyle Kuhn while trying to steal drugs in Topeka. No further details are listed in the complaint.

Riley is free on $10,000 bond, while awaiting a docket hearing on Thursday, Nov. 15.

Riley was a star player at Washburn Rural. She took a scholarship to Oklahoma State, where she stayed for just one year before transferring to the University of Missouri-Kansas City last year. Riley is not listed on the UMKC roster this season.

The aggravated battery and robbery complaint was filed on October 12. Riley's attorney is Thomas Lemon and the Thursday hearing is before Judge Evelyn Wilson.


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