Cleveland Browns rookie linebacker Ausar Walcott was arrested on Tuesday and charged with attempted murder after allegedly punching a man outside a club in New Jersey, as first reported by The Record.
Police told The Record that Walcott turned himself in and was charged with first-degree attempted murder, second-degree aggravated assault and third degree endangering an injured victim.
The Associated Press reports that Walcott is being held on $500,000 bail.
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The Browns said in a statement obtained by the AP that they’re “aware of the situation.”
Walcott signed with the Browns last month as an undrafted free agent.
In February 2011, Walcott was one of three Virginia football players to be arrested and suspended due to a fight that took place at James Madison University. Charges against Walcott were later dropped, while two of his teammates pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor, per the Washington Times.
UPDATE ESPN’s Adam Schefter tweeted that the Browns have released Walcott.
To see the tweet, click here: HuffingtonPost.com
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