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UCLA Football Player Arrested For Allegedly Robbing Uber Driver
UCLA football player Ishmael Adams was arrested for allegedly using force to steal a cell phone from an Uber driver.
The UCLA cornerback and senior was arrested on campus shortly after an Uber driver reported to police that he had been robbed nearby around 3:30 a.m. on Sunday, according to Daily Bruin. The driver said Adams used force to rob him, and he suffered minor injuries.
Adams was booked on a robbery charge, and was released from jail on $100,000 bail this morning.
UCLA football Coach Jim Mora told the L.A. Times today that Adams has been suspended from the team indefinitely, and they are waiting to hear for more information from police in the investigation.
UCLA officials released a statement on Monday, saying," We are aware of the situation and continuing to gather more information. As this is a pending legal matter, we will have no further comment at this time."
A few days before his arrest, a bizarre tweet sent out from a Twitter account that appears to belong to Adams said he was being attacked by Satan:
However, the last couple of tweets before Adams' arrest weren't as dark. One of them included a photo that said "Stay Positive," and there was this one, too:
For the last two seasons, Adams has started in 26 UCLA games. He is expected in court on September 22.