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Moss faces charges after incident at home

AUSTIN -- University of Texas second baseman Tim Moss, who
leads the Big 12 with 31 stolen bases this season, faces charges of
charges of assault and evading arrest.

Police arrested Moss, 20, early Thursday morning and charged him
with assault causing bodily injury, a Class A misdemeanor, and
evading arrest, a Class B misdemeanor, after an incident at his
home.

Moss was released from the Travis County Central Booking
Facility Thursday evening after posting $4,000 bond, said sheriff's
spokesman Roger Wade.

Further details on the arrest were not immediately available.

Vernon Turner, 20, also was arrested and charged with assault
causing bodily injury.

Longhorns coach Augie Garrido declined comment on the arrest but
called Moss a "fine person as well as student-athlete."

He said any team discipline will be handled within the
university.

Moss is the Longhorns' leading hitter with a .383 average. He
and shortstop Michael Hollimon are the only Longhorns who have
played in every game this season.