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Former Michigan State Player Auston Robertson Arrested Again

Michigan State's Spartan Stadium during the spring game.


Former Michigan State Spartan Auston Robertson was dismissed from the program in 2017 after sexual assault charges surfaced against him. The former JUCO standout has been arrested again.

Robertson, a former defensive lineman, has reportedly been arrested in Kansas. He's reportedly been arrested on suspicion of four charges.

From the Lansing State Journal:

Auston Robertson, a former Michigan State University football player awaiting trial on sex assault charges, had his bond in Ingham County revoked Thursday due to an alleged robbery in Kansas.

He was arrested Tuesday by Garden City, Kansas police on suspicion of four charges: aggravated robbery with a dangerous weapon, conspiracy to commit robbery, distribution of marijuana, and interfering with law enforcement officers, Ingham County Assistant Prosecutor Nicole Matusko said during a bond hearing Thursday in Ingham County Circuit Court.

Robertson, 20, faces two counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct in an Ingham County case that dates to April 2017, when he allegedly assaulted a woman in her Meridian Township apartment.

Robertson was a JUCO standout at Garden City Community College in 2016. He committed to Michigan State.

Mark Dantonio dismissed him from the program in April 2017 after the sexual assault charges surfaced. He's reportedly currently being held on $300,000 bond in Kansas.

Robertson's sexual assault trial had been scheduled for May. It's unclear if his new arrest will change that. Stay tuned.