Jayru Campbell charged in connection with assault of girlfriend

Assault allegedly began over text messages on phone


DETROIT – Jayru Campbell was charged in connection with the assault of a 17-year-old girl who is reportedly his girlfriend.

Campbell has been charged with robbery not armed, assault with intent to do great bodily harm and misdemeanor domestic violence assault and battery.

It is alleged that Campbell assaulted his girlfriend at Cass Tech during school hours. Sources said he tried to take her phone, eventually pushing her to the ground to get the phone. He allegedly read her text messages and then assaulted her, choking and hitting her, leaving the girl with a bruise below her eye.

Sources told Local 4 Detroit Public Schools police reviewed the video and Campbell was arrested at the school.

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It was determined that the victim did not need medical treatment after the assault.

Campbell was released from jail Friday before the latest alleged incident. He was previously serving a 57-day sentence for body slamming a school security guard on the floor.

He is beginning his senior year at the high school. He announced earlier this year he will no longer be committing to play for Michigan State University.

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