An Eastern Kentucky University football player is facing charges after he a physical confrontation with an Ohio police officer.
Police say the confrontation between Michael Harris and the officer happened in Grove City, Ohio Monday.
According to officials, an employee called police to a business because they say Harris was acting erratically.
Officers confronted the student-athlete in the parking lot.
At one point, harris approaches one of the officers who appears to tell him to stop then pushes him away.
The two tussle and the officer grabs Harris’ neck before Harris pushed him away again.
Harris then tried to get back into his car when another altercation ensued.
The officer attempted to pepper spray him, but Harris grabbed the officer and lifted him up.
Both men soon fell the ground and two other officers ultimately joined in and restrained Harris.
Harris has since been charged with obstructing official business, resisting arrest, and disorderly conduct.
In a statement, Eastern Kentucky University’s athletic department says Harris “has been suspended from all team and football-related activities at this time.”