UCLA football player arrested on suspicion of robbery

ByABC7.com staff via KABC logo
Monday, August 31, 2015
Ishmael Adams, 21, is seen in a photo posted on UCLA's website
Ishmael Adams, 21, is seen in a photo posted on UCLA's website
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WESTWOOD, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A UCLA football player was arrested for an alleged robbery on campus.

According to the university, Ishmael Adams is accused of forcefully taking a cellphone from an Uber driver.

Adams, a Woodland Hills native, was taken into custody by UCLA police shortly after 3:30 a.m. Sunday. He is being held on $100,000 bail.

The 21-year-old senior is expected to make his first court appearance on Tuesday.

Adams is a starting defensive back for the school's football team. UCLA is expected to kick off its football season this Saturday at the Rose Bowl against the Virginia Cavaliers.