Former Carolina Panthers player arrested on assault charge

Former Carolina Panthers player arrested on assault charge

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A former Carolina Panthers football player has been arrested for allegedly assaulting a woman.

Officials said that Frank Garcia was arrested Saturday and charged with misdemeanor assault.

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A police report said the alleged victim is a 29-year-old woman who is not related to Garcia. The report said the woman suffered minor injuries and refused medical treatment.

Garcia, 46, did not immediately return a request for comment. He has a court hearing scheduled for Monday.

Garcia was an offensive lineman for several NFL teams and spent the majority of his career with the Panthers. He is a host of an afternoon radio talk show and an assistant football coach at a local high school.

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