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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) -- West Virginia linebacker Branko Busick was dismissed from the team Tuesday, a day after he was arrested on an armed robbery charge.

WVU coach Dana Holgorsen said without elaboration that Busick had been kicked off the team for an undisclosed violation of team rules.

Police say a man reported that he was struck repeatedly with a gun at a Morgantown apartment building after he told his assailant he had no money.

The 20-year-old Busick was freed on $25,000 bond after being arraigned Tuesday. A Monongalia County magistrate court official says Busick's father posted a property bond. Nick Busick is the former WWF wrestler Big Bully Busick.

Court records show that Branko Busick does not yet have an attorney.

A preliminary hearing is set for Aug. 1.

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