Former Michigan cornerback and NFL Draft hopeful Jourdan Lewis is being investigated for allegedly assaulting his live-in girlfriend, and details from the police report show the alleged victim painting it as a brutal attack.
The entire incident allegedly started when the couple began to fight over lights being left on inside Lewis’ apartment. He then allegedly threw two pillows and a blanket at her before launching into a violent outburst.
“At that point, according to the report (obtained by Land of 10 via a Freedom of Information Act request), Lewis went into the bedroom closet and shut the door. The alleged victim stated that Lewis was punching the door from the inside and that she went into the closet to make sure he was not causing damage.”
The alleged victim also told police he at one point stepped on her hair. She then said “Lewis dragged her across the living room floor and stated that Lewis grabbed her by the neck and held her on the floor ‘for about three seconds.’”
“When asked if Lewis had grabbed (the woman’s) throat he stated that he may have grabbed it while trying to get her off him but had no intentions to hurt (her),” the police report said. “Lewis stated at no time was he trying to assault (her), he was trying to leave.”
The incident concluded without either person being injured, though the girlfriend was found to have some scratches to her nose and left hand. Additionally, no property damage was found in the wake of the alleged assault.
Lewis was handcuffed but not arrested afterwards, and he pleaded not guilty to the assault charge on March 16.