USF football player arrested on sexual battery charges and false imprisonment

A USF football player is charged in a campus sexual assault.

TAMPA -- A USF player was arrested on serious charges including sexual battery and false imprisonment.

Ladarris Jackson was arrested by USF police Monday night around 11:00 p.m.

The South Florida Police Department says they responded to Holly Drive Apartments Building A to investigate a report of a sexual battery involving two students. The victim immediately reported the incident to university housing staff who helped the student contact police. Police say the victim and Jackson are acquaintances. 

At 10:40 p.m., USF Student Ladarrius Jackson was charged with sexual battery and false imprisonment and transported to the Hillsborough County Jail for processing. 

According to the Bulls website, Jackson is a defensive end at USF. He's also a junior from Birmingham Alabama. 

USF released a statement to their Twitter page:

This is a developing story. Check back with 10News for updates. 

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