Arlington, Texas (AP) — NFL linebacker Barkevius Mingo, now in the Atlanta Falcons, was arrested in Texas for obscene sexual contact with a child, police said Saturday. It was.
Mingo, 30, was arrested by police in Arlington, a suburb of Dallas, on Thursday. Prison records contained the address of Mingo in West Monroe, Louisiana.
Arlington police said in a statement that they could not provide any further information about the investigation because of “the nature of the charges and the age of the victims.”
“Mingo consulted with his lawyer and left himself to his own agreement,” police said.
Mingo was released after issuing a $ 25,000 bond.
His lawyer did not immediately return an email asking for comment on Saturday.
Mingo was selected by Cleveland as the sixth overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft. He signed a one-year contract with Falcons in March. Mingo has also played in Chicago, Houston, New England and Seattle during his NFL career.
Falcons The contract for Mingo was terminated on Saturday night. After noticing the allegations about Barkevius Mingo today and collecting information on this issue. “