CANTON, N.Y. (AP) _ A northern New York college student says the hazing he and two other fraternity pledges endured last fall included being forced to rub hot sauce into their crotches.

The Watertown Daily Times reports that details of the alleged abuse by Zeta Alpha Phi members were included in the statement the 21-year-old student gave to Canton police, who on Wednesday charged seven men with hazing.

The State University of New York at Canton student says he and two other pledges were hazed at the frat house last November. He say the hazing included being paddled on their backsides and being forced to put chewing tobacco, hot sauce and other ingredients in their mouths for five minutes.

The frat has been permanently disbanded and its members expelled from the college or suspended.