This story was originally published April 13, 2017.

PHOENIX - The suspect accused of severe hazing on the Hamilton High School football team entered a plea of not guilty Thursday in court.

Nathaniel Thomas, 17, faces molestation and sexual assault charges after allegations of hazing incidents in the Hamilton football locker room.

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Thomas was released on bond last week and is on house arrest.

His next court date is May 25.