In a statement released by his lawyer, Oklahoma’s five-star running back recruit, Joe Mixon, claims he was merely defending himself during an altercation Friday morning with University of Oklahoma student Amelia Molitor.
The statement, provided by The Oklahoman, reads:
This past Friday morning Joe Mixon found himself in a situation where he was subjected to both verbal and physical attacks from a very intoxicated and troubled young woman. As a result of these physical attacks, Joe instinctually defended himself against further harm.
As promised, Joe met with investigators from the Norman Police Department this afternoon. Throughout the meeting, Joe continued to be forthcoming and cooperative with their investigation.
We are looking forward to a thorough investigation and are very much looking forward to the truth coming out. As we have always maintained, Joe has done nothing wrong.
Molitor alleged Mixon punched her in the face, which caused a broken bone.
The Norman Police Department is still reviewing the case, and no charges have been filed against Mixon or Molitor at this time.
The University of Oklahoma is aware of the situation and will likely withhold further comment until the findings of the case are divulged.
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