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Alleged UK Basketball Player's Bodyguard Charged With Assault

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (The Courier Journal)-- The University of Kentucky student who allegedly accompanied UK basketball player Tai Wynyard to a party while armed with a gun has been arrested. 

20-year-old Aaron Steele was booked into the Fayette County Jail on Sunday.

According to his arrest citation, the victim told police that Steele hit her and threw her against a wall by her throat. 

He is facing charges of fourth-degree assault and dating violence with minor injury.

Last month, Steele allegedly showed up at a campus party with a gun to quote "protect" Wynyard.

The sophomore forward has been suspended from the team.

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