Mixon involved in incident, police says

Norman police issued a statement regarding the incident involving OU freshman running back Joe Mixon.

Charges aren’t likely to be filed against Oklahoma freshman running back Joe Mixon on Monday as the Norman police continue its investigation in the alleged assault case.

The district attorney’s office told multiple media outlets they are still going through the investigation and interviewing witnesses with any decision not likely coming until later in the week.

Mixon, a five-star running back, is being investigated for allegedly assaulting a female OU student at Pickleman’s Gourmet Café on Campus Corner early Friday morning, while celebrating his 18th birthday.

Mixon deleted his Twitter account Friday and has not restored it yet and sought counsel soon after the incident. His attorney, Kevin Finlay, said Friday evening they are doing whatever they need to in order to cooperate with the investigation.

Norman police confirmed several things in a press release Monday. The release stated Mixon is an “involved party” in the investigation with the alleged victim being Amelia Rae Molitor, 20, a junior at OU.

The release said the facts of the incident, describing “an altercation between Amelia Rae Molitor, age 20 of Norman, and Joe Mixon that turned physical and concluded with Molitor sustaining injuries to her face.”

“Police are in communication with all parties involved in this incident,” the release said. “While there is video recording of the incident, the evidentiary value of the recording prohibits its release at this time.”

The release said when detectives conclude their investigation, all the pertinent information will be submitted to the district attorney’s office for review.

Mixon was not present when police arrived on the scene Friday.

Molitor told multiple media outlets Friday night Mixon punched her in the face, breaking four bones.

OU spokesperson Pete Moris said the school has nothing new to add to the matter and the matter continues to be under internal review.

Update: Mixon's attorney, Kevin Finlay, has released the following statement:

“This past Friday morning Joe Mixon found himself in a situation where he was subjected to both verbal and physical attacks from a very intoxicated and troubled young woman. As a result of these physical attacks, Joe instinctually defended himself against further harm. As promised, Joe met with investigators from the Norman Police Department this afternoon. Throughout the meeting, Joe continued to be forthcoming with their investigation and are very much looking forward to the truth coming out. As we have always maintained, Joe has done nothing wrong."


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