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Teen Slated To Play At UK Arrested For Robbery

A potential Mr. Football candidate for next season is in trouble with the law.

Dunbar High school running back Jerrell Greene was arrested Tuesday and charged with first degree robbery.

According to police, the 18-year-old tried to steal four packages of the cold medicine Coricidin from Kroger on Alexandria Drive.

Police say when employees tried to stop him, Greene started a fight and two people received minor injuries.

Greene appeared in court on Wednesday, entering a not guilty plea. He and his family refused to talk to us on camera.

In April, Greene verbally committed to UK to play football in 2009.

According to the company that markets the cold medicine Coricidin, many teens are abusing the drug to get high.


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