USC's Lewis arrested on domestic battery charge

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USC receiver Joseph Lewis was arrested on Monday afternoon on a felony charge a police spokesperson confirmed to ESPN's Kyle Bonagura.

A police spokesperson told Trevino that the charge against Lewis is a "corporal injury on a spouse or cohabitant." That injury is defined as a domestic battery that leaves a "visible" injury.

While USC wouldn't confirm Lewis was under investigation, the school did issue a statement that a student had been suspended from football activities.

"USC takes all reports of domestic abuse seriously and is cooperating fully with the law enforcement investigation," the statement read. "While this code of conduct issue is being investigated, the student has been suspended from all football-related activities."

Lewis was a highly-touted recruit that was ranked as the best receiver in the country for the class of 2017. Despite that pedigree, he saw limited action in his first season on campus, catching only four passes all season.

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