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Florida State’s Warrick Suspended

October 7, 1999

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ Florida State receiver and Heisman hopeful Peter Warrick will not play Saturday against Miami because of his involvement in an alleged department store theft, university president Sandy D’Alemberte said today

Receiver Laveranues Coles also will sit out the game, D’Alemberte told CBS-affiliate WCTV in Tallahassee. Both players, who are also roommates, are under investigation by police in connection with alleged thefts from a Dillard’s department store.

Coach Bobby Bowden had announced Wednesday that Coles would not play Saturday.

A news conference was planned later today about the investigation.

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