Falcons WR Cameron Batson accused of combating cop after site visitors cease

Atlanta Falcons observe squad huge receiver Cameron Batson was arrested early Saturday morning after allegedly combating with police following a site visitors cease and fleeing the scene.

in holding with a launch from the Atlanta Police division, Batson was pulled over round 2 a.m. Saturday after dashing and failing to protect up his lane on an interstate. Police acknowledged Batson was deemed intoxicated by an officer earlier than the state of affairs turned bodily after the huge receiver allegedly resisted arrest.

all through the altercation, in holding with police, the officer fired his gun, hitting nobody, earlier than Batson bought again into his truck and drove away. Police say he crashed the truck, fled on foot and was found hiding by police and arrested.

each Batson and the officer had been taken to the hospital for remedy. No particulars of costs in opposition to Batson had been immediately accessible.

The Falcons launched an announcement acknowledging Batson’s arrest.

“we have been made aware of an in a single day incident involving Cameron Batson and are at the second gathering knowledge from legal guidelines enforcement businesses,” the workforce acknowledged. “We take this matter critically and haven’t bought any extra remark proper now.”

Batson has been on the Falcons’ observe squad since being minimize in teaching camp. He beforehand spent 4 years with the Tennessee Titans, exhibiting in 27 video games with 22 receptions for 197 yards and two touchdowns.

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