USMNT, Atlanta United defender Miles Robinson arrested for misdemeanor over $5 shot

Atlanta United and U.S. worldwide defender Miles Robinson was arrested Saturday on one rely of misdemeanor theft by taking, in response to an incident report from the Cobb County Police division.

Robinson was additionally given a authorized trespass warning. He was launched on $a hundred and fifty bond after the incident.

Atlanta United issued the following assertion: “we’re aware of a latest misdemeanor arrest involving Miles Robinson. we’re persevering with to assemble all information associated to the incident and will not have further remark presently.”

in response to the report, a reproduction of which was obtained by ESPN, the incident came about at PBR Atlanta, a bar shut to Truist Park, the Atlanta Braves dwelling stadium.

inside the report, it is alleged that Robinson refused to pay for a $5 shot that he had taken off of a drink tray. The bartender alerted administration, who requested police to escort Robinson off the premises and be “criminally trespassed.”

After being detained by police, Robinson was advised all he wished to do was pay for the drink and he might go away. in response to the report, Robinson responded, “All this over 5 dollars, bro …”

in response to the report, Robinson accused the bartender of being racist all by means of the interplay.

The report reads: “Robinson acknowledged, ‘You solely ought to take heed to the racist bartender, you aren`t going to take heed to me.’ I tried to elucidate to Robinson that the bartender noticed him take a shot after which stroll away and alerted the managers. Robinson wouldn’t pay attention however acknowledged that the state of affairs was as a outcome of he was the one black male inside the bar.

“Detective Goduto then defined to him that every he wished to do was pay his invoice and that if he did not pay the invoice the supervisor wished to press costs for theft. Robinson as quickly as as quickly as extra acknowledged all this was over 5 dollars. Robinson did not level out that he was going to pay the invoice.”

Robinson has missed a lot of the current MLS season after he tore his proper Achilles tendon again on might 7, an harm that is virtually sure to rule him out of the 2022 World Cup, which begins in November.