Yesterday, news broke that Kentucky sophomore wide receiver Zy’Aire Hughes was arrested on fourth-degree assault charges. This morning, the details of the arrest were released.
According to a police report obtained by the Courier-Journal, Hughes was arrested at an apartment on Woodland Avenue at 4:19 a.m. Sunday for “intentionally caused physical injury to his girlfriend,” who had bruising and fresh scratches.
Mark Stoops released this statement yesterday afternoon.
“We’re aware of the situation. We’re in the process of gathering information. Proper behavior is an expectation of our program and we will address this as the facts are determined.”
Hughes had one reception for 63 yards and a touchdown this season, the score coming off a 49-yard trick play vs. Murray State.