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Testimony Under Way In Trial Of Former UNC Athlete

Posted February 19, 2004 6:14 a.m. EST

— Testimony started Thursday in the trial of a former University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill football player accused of attempted rape.

According to police, Robert Harris attacked a female student inside her dorm last May.

Harris was a linebacker for the football team until a knee injury sidelined him in 2002.

The alleged victim took the stand Thursday afternoon. Testimony continues Friday.