Panthers LB arrested in Texas on misdemeanor assault charge, police say

FRISCO, Texas — Texas police officers arrested Panthers linebacker Damien Wilson on a misdemeanor assault charge Saturday, according to the arrest report.

Wilson’s girlfriend told police he destroyed her laptop and grabbed her friend by her throat, the report says. Wilson allegedly pushed his girlfriend away from him at one point and when he pushed her, she broke two of her nails.

Officers confirmed to Channel 9 that they arrested Wilson in Frisco, Texas on Saturday.

The Dallas Morning News reported that Wilson denied the allegations through his attorney.

A Panthers team spokesperson gave the following statement to Channel 9: “We are aware and is a pending legal matter and won’t have any comment at this time.”

According to the arrest report, Wilson was charged with a misdemeanor assault with bodily injury to a family member is out on a $5,000 bond.

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