KU football star arrested for domestic battery

Former Hahnville star “Pooka” Williams arrested on suspicion of domestic battery

Former Hahnville star “Pooka” Williams arrested on suspicion of domestic battery Pooka Williams starred at Hahnville from 2014-17

University of Kansas football standout Anthony "Pooka" Williams has been suspended from team activities following his arrest for domestic battery.

According to the Lawrence Journal-World, Williams was booked into jail around 3 p.m. for domestic battery. No bond has been set. Chris J. Keary, KU's director of public safety and chief of police, said he could not provide more details on the extent of that altercation. On the booking log, Williams' address is listed as Stouffer Place Apartments. The police report listed the type of weapon used as a "personal weapon", which indicates bodily force and not a separate weapon. Kansas said Friday morning that Williams was suspended indefinitely.

New coach Les Miles said the department was taking the allegations "very seriously".

He will make an initial appearance in Douglas County District Court on Friday afternoon, according to Kristen Channel of the Douglas County sheriff's office.

He led the team with 1,125 yards rushing and seven rushing touchdowns as a freshman, and led the Big 12 conference with 1,660 all-purpose yards. "We have suspended Pooka from all team-related activities pending further investigation". No details surrounding Williams' arrest were immediately available.

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