Police Investigating Marshawn Lynch for Assault

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A report from the Seattle Times indicates that police are “investigating an allegation of assault and personal property damage involving Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch.”

The Bellevue Police Department released a statement on the situation.

On August 10, 2014, at approximately 2:20 p.m., the Bellevue Police Department received an allegation of an assault and personal property damage at a downtown Bellevue apartment unit. The incident was alleged to have occurred at 2:30 a.m. on August 10. The female victim alleged that the suspect was Marshawn T. Lynch. No domestic violence or sexual assault was involved in the allegation. The case has been assigned to a detective and is an active investigation. The Bellevue Police Department is in the process of gathering the facts of this alleged incident, including verifying whether or not Mr. Lynch was in fact involved. No arrests have been made. There is no further information available at this time.

Lynch, a holdout to start camp this summer, is an important part Seattle’s offensive plans this season. He has had some off-field issues in the past, including a DUI arrest earlier in his Seahawks career.

There isn’t much more to add to this story until more information is released.

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