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Arrest warrant issued for NFL free-agent wide receiver Antonio Brown

Antonio Brown attends a Miami Heat game.
Former NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown faces felony burglary and battery charges in connection to an alleged altercation near his Florida home.
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A warrant has been issued for the arrest of free-agent NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown following accusations that he and his trainer attacked another man near Brown’s Florida home.

Hollywood police spokesman Christian Latta said in a Wednesday news release that Brown faces charges of burglary with battery, burglary of an unoccupied conveyance and criminal mischief.

Officers responded Tuesday afternoon to a disturbance call, where the alleged victim said Brown and his trainer, Glen Holt, hit him, police said. Holt was arrested a short time later and charged with one count of burglary with battery.

Officers attempted to make contact with Brown but were unsuccessful, Latta said.

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Police didn’t immediately identify the alleged victim or what prompted the confrontation.

Police are investigating assault allegations against NFL free agent Antonio Brown and his trainer, who was arrested on a felony charge of burglary with battery.

Jail records didn’t list an attorney for Holt, and it wasn’t clear if Brown had a lawyer.

Brown, who is a free agent, played nine seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers. He was traded to the Oakland Raiders last year but released before ever playing a regular-season game following several off-the-field incidents. He was then signed by the New England Patriots, who released Brown in September after a second woman in 10 days accused him of sexual misconduct.


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