Home Sports Marcell Ozuna, Atlanta Braves outfielder, arrested on domestic violence charges, police say

Marcell Ozuna, Atlanta Braves outfielder, arrested on domestic violence charges, police say

According to a press release from the Sandy Springs Police Department, officers responding to a name relating to an assault in progress entered a residence and witnessed Ozuna assaulting the girl.

“Preliminary investigation has revealed this incident to be domestic associated between the suspect and his spouse, each residents of the … residence,” the discharge mentioned.

Ozuna, 30, additionally struck the girl together with his arm, which had a solid on it, the discharge mentioned. He was taken into custody “with out additional incident,” the discharge mentioned, and booked into the Fulton County Jail. He is being charged with aggravated assault by strangulation and battery beneath the Domestic Violence Act, police mentioned.

Atlanta Braves outfielder Marcell Ozuna was arrested on assault and battery charges in Georgia on Saturday, May 29, police said.

The girl had seen accidents, however was not taken to the hospital, SSPD mentioned within the launch.

CNN has reached out to Ozuna’s illustration for remark.

The Atlanta Braves said in a statement Saturday night that the team learned of Ozuna’s arrest “and instantly knowledgeable the Commissioner’s Office.”

“The Braves totally assist Major League Baseball’s coverage on domestic violence which stresses to the fullest that our society can’t and won’t tolerate domestic violence in any kind. Until the investigation is accomplished, we could have no additional remark and all inquiries into the matter must be referred to the Office of the Commissioner.”

A supply with data of the scenario instructed CNN that the MLB is conscious of Ozuna’s arrest and that its Department of Investigations is starting a evaluate of the matter in accordance with the joint coverage towards domestic violence that MLB and the Major League Baseball Players Association have in place.

Ozuna was positioned on the 10-day injured record earlier this week after fracturing two fingers on his left hand throughout ​Tuesday night time’s sport towards the Boston Red Sox.

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