Charges Dismissed in Lucas Assault Case

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Charges filed against Ohio offensive lineman Mike Lucas after his Oct. 14 arrest have been dismissed, according to the Athens County Municipal Court website.

Lucas faced Felony 2 assault charges after he and four others allegedly attacked a student sitting on a bench on Ohio’s West Green around 3 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 14. According to the report issued by Ohio University Police, the incident was alcohol related.

Lucas, a freshman, was suspended indefinitely following the arrest. He remains inactive for Saturday’s contest at Miami. Lucas has played a total of 16 snaps in four games this season.