Stepfather interviewed in assault case involving Knowles

Louisville, KY - Posted by Brandon Jackson - email

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The investigation involving UofL basketball player Preston Knowles continues. Knowles claims to have punched the stepfather of his girlfriend in self defense after a verbal argument Sunday night.

On Thursday the police spoke with the stepfather to get his side of the story regarding the incident at a family gathering on May 23. The stepfather's attorney, James Cook, released the following statement about the investigation:

"We do not feel it is appropriate to share any details of the events while the investigation is ongoing. We firmly believe the court room is the appropriate venue for the actual facts to come out."

The police hope to wrap their investigation up Friday.

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