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Oklahoma offensive lineman Jacob Reed was suspended Monday after he was charged with assaulting his ex-girlfriend after breaking into her apartment over the weekend.
Court records indicate that burglary and assault charges were filed in Cleveland County District Court against Reed, 23. School spokesman Pete Moris said athletic officials were aware of the charges.
''He is suspended indefinitely while the matter is pending, per OU policy,'' Moris said in a statement.
An affidavit filed in the case accuses Reed of breaking into the apartment at 3:31 a.m. Sunday and striking the woman and a man who was with her. The affidavit says Reed chased them upstairs and broke into a locked bedroom.
The man told Norman police officers that ''once Reed entered the bedroom he began to assault him.'' He said one of Reed's punches grazed his ear.
The woman told officers that she tried to stop Reed from attacking the man ''when she was struck in the nose...
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