Dashcam video shows police officer ‘body slammed’ by college football player

Video appears to show police officer 'body slammed' by college football player

GROVE CITY, Ohio — A football player for Eastern Kentucky University has been suspended from his team after body slamming a police officer in Grove City, Ohio.

Video shows Grove City police officer being body slammed during arrest

Video released by Grove City police shows a suspect pick up and body slam a police officer on Monday. The officer was not injured. | http://bit.ly/2UJV4U7

Posted by 10TV - WBNS on Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Michael Harris, a redshirt sophomore originally from Atlanta, was arrested on at least four charges including felony assault. Additional charges were resisting arrest, obstructing official business and disorderly conduct while intoxicated, according to WBNS-TV.

Content Continues Below

“Understanding that details of the incident are still under investigation, and, abiding by FERPA laws and regulations, we must respect the privacy of our students. When the facts are established, and the investigation complete, Eastern Kentucky University and EKU Athletics will decide how to move forward responsibly,” Eastern Kentucky University said in a statement to WBNS-TV.

Video captured from a Grove City police car shows Harris grabbing an officer and lifting him above his shoulders before falling onto the officer. No one was hurt according to ESPN.