LSU DB Jalen Mills arrested, allegedly punched woman in mouth

LSU starting safety Jalen Mills has been indefinitely suspended from the football team by coach Les Miles after the junior’s arrest on a battery charge early Wednesday morning.

Mills was booked at East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on a second-degree charge for allegedly punching a woman in the mouth.

According to the probable cause report, Mills allegedly hit the woman at an apartment complex on May 4, and the report says the woman “fell to the pavement and was briefly unconscious.”

Mills was contacted by police on May 29 and he told them he was in Houston and would return to Baton Rouge on June 9, the first day of summer school and football workouts. A June 10 appointment was set for Mills to meet with the police, but he did not make the meeting.

After police were unsuccessful in contacting Mills by telephone, a warrant for his arrest was issued.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.