NORTH BABYLON - A former high school football star and four of his friends faced a judge today after being accused in a home invasion.

The five young men are accused of breaking into a home on Leigh Street in Huntington on Tuesday. Police say at least two of the men were armed with loaded handguns and threatened the homeowners.

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Among the men is former North Babylon High School running back Jason Gwaltney. His attorney says the 25-year-old was driving the car and had no idea what his passengers were up to.

Gwaltney is being held on $75,000 bail and will be back in court at the end of February.