ELLSWORTH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Three Ellsworth High School student athletes were charged with a sexual assault that took place earlier this month at the school.

Police say a 16-year-old male from Waltham, a 15-year-old male from Ellsworth, and a 14-year-old male from Surry were all charged with unlawful sexual touching, assault, and criminal threatening.

On Tuesday, the school superintendent told NEWS CENTER the three accused students were expelled indefinitely.