Kansas DL Martin arrested on robbery charges

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – Kansas defensive lineman Chris Martin has been arrested on robbery charges.

Jayhawks coach Charlie Weis says in a statement released Wednesday night that the school is aware of the charges and gathering facts.

KUSports DOT com is reporting that Lawrence Police arrested the 21-year-old Martin earlier on Wednesday, along with former Kansas player 21-year-old Jeremiah Edwards of Garland, Texas; and 28-year-old Joshua Edwards of Lawrence, in connection with an armed robbery on May 13th.

Martin, who went to high school in Aurora, Colorado, is charged with aggravated robbery, conspiracy to commit aggravated robbery and kidnapping.

Martin is a junior college transfer who was preparing for his first season at Kansas. He played for City College of San Francisco last year after spending his freshman season at Florida.

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