Odubel Herrera, the outfielder of Philadelphia Phillies, was arrested on Monday night for simple assault in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Herrera was taken by Major League Baseball for domestic violence of the League on administrative leave policy. He will be inactive for up to seven days while MLB is investigating the incident.
The Atlantic City Police Department announced in a statement released on Facebook that the officials had responded to the Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino at 20:33. ET was made on Monday after a report on domestic violence. Officers found Herrera's 20-year-old friend with "visible signs of injuries to the arms and neck that hurt after an attack by her friend."
The woman refused to seek medical help, and Herrera was arrested in his hotel room without incident and released.
"This morning we were alerted to a suspected incident involving Odubel Herrera," it said in a statement. "Upon receipt of this information, we immediately reported the incident to Major League Baseball, which informed us that Herrera had been taken on administrative leave, and the Phillies take all allegations of domestic violence seriously and strongly support the common domestic violence policy agreed by MLB . " and the MLBPA.
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