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Former University of Florida football player arrested on battery charges

Published: Jan. 23, 2021 at 11:50 PM EST
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) -Former University of Florida football player Luke Ancrum was arrested in Gainesville Friday night.

According to Gainesville Police, Ancrum tried entering Fat Daddy’s in midtown, when he was stopped by bouncers for not paying the $5 cover charge.

Ancrum became angry and threw three dollars at the feet of the bouncers. He was then asked to leave, but he responded by throwing drinks at the bouncers punching one of them in the face.

He then picked dup a barricade outside the bar and threw it at a bouncer, leaving a cut more than an inch deep.

Ancrum is being charged with two counts of aggravated assault without intent to kill, aggravated battery and criminal mischief.

He is currently in the Alachua County Jail on a $130,000 bond.

Ancrum played for the Gators from 2015 to 2019. He recorded 37 tackles in 41 games while starting three games.

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