A college football player is facing felony assault charges after video showed him bodyslamming a police officer while being arrested.
Michael Harris, a redshirt sophomore at Eastern Kentucky who transferred from Auburn, was arrested Monday after officers were called about a disturbance at a business in Grove City, Ohio, involving an aggressive man, according to multiple reports.
WBNS-TV reports police believe Harris was intoxicated and didn’t know his whereabouts.
Video shows a man identified as Harris lifting an officer and slamming him to the pavement in a parking lot. Two other cops then attempt to apprehend Harris.
Harris is also facing charges of resisting arrest, obstructing official business and disorderly conduct while intoxicated, per reports.
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