Former USA Gymnastics president arrested

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HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) -- Former USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny has been arrested after a Texas grand jury indicted him, alleging he tampered with evidence in the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.

The indictment alleges Penny ordered the removal of documents from the Karolyi Ranch relating to Nassar's activities at the ranch, near Huntsville, Texas.

Authorities say Penny was arrested yesterday by a fugitive task force in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, and awaits extradition to Texas.