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Arrest warrant for OSU football player Christian Littlehead recalled

BY GINA MIZELL, Staff Writer, gmizell@opubco.com Published: August 10, 2012
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The arrest warrant for Oklahoma State defensive tackle Christian Littlehead was recalled Friday after he was charged with misdemeanor assault and battery in Cherokee country earlier this week.

As first reported by the Tulsa World, Littlehead is accused of punching a woman in the face at a party in March, according to court documents. A warrant for his arrest was issued Wednesday. He is scheduled to appear in court at 9 a.m. on Sept. 24.

Littlehead did not practice Friday morning, a program official told The Oklahoman.

This is Littlehead's third run-in with the law in the past eight months.

He was charged in December with one count of misdemeanor drug paraphernalia possession after OSU police found two homemade smoking devices with residue at his on-campus residence. He pleaded guilty in February, and his final sentence was deferred until Aug. 27. He was also suspended for the Fiesta Bowl by OSU coach Mike Gundy.

In May, Littlehead was arrested in Tahlequah on a complaint of public intoxication.

Last season, Littlehead started four games as a redshirt freshman and recorded 16 tackles and a sack. He is listed as a backup on the preseason depth chart.  

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