Prosecutor charges Cass Tech's Jayru Campbell after body slamming of security guard
11:41 PM, Feb 10, 2014
5:57 PM, Feb 11, 2014
(WXYZ) - Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged a Cass Tech football player with two counts of assault for an attack on a school security guard.
Jayru Campbell, 17, was caught on tape body slamming the security guard. He is charged with one count of Assault with Intent to do Great Bodily Harm and one count of Aggravated Assault.
Campbell has been on suspension from school since the incident and many wonder if a bad split-second decision has blown his future as a college football recruit.
Detroit Public Schools released the following statement:
"Detroit Public Schools respects Wayne County Prosecutor Kim Worthy's decision and will assist her office in any way possible. As it relates to Jayru Campbell's current status at Detroit Public Schools, Mr. Campbell is being afforded his due process rights in accordance with our Code of Conduct. Mr. Campbell's student records are private and protected from disclosure under Federal law - the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act."