Warren Sapp arrested for soliciting a prostitute, assault

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Warren Sapp arrested for soliciting a prostitute, assault
Monday February 2nd, 2015

Former NFL defensive tackle Warren Sapp was arrested on one count of solicitation of a prostitute and two counts of assault in Phoenix early Monday morning, reports ABC 15 in Phoenix. TMZ first reported the news.

Sapp was in Arizona to cover Sunday's Super Bowl for NFL Network. 

After the arrest, Sapp was suspended indefinitely without pay, SI's Richard Deitsch reports.

According to the report, Sapp was taken into custody at a downtown Phoenix hotel.

From ABC 15:

Sapp reportedly met two women in the lobby of the hotel before they went back up to his hotel room. They started discussing money and some type of altercation occurred.

The victims then left the hotel and flagged down an officer to report the incident.

Sapp played 13 seasons in the NFL and was a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Oakland Raiders. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2013.

Last month, CBS basketball analyst Greg Anthony was arrested for soliciting a prostitute. The network then suspended him indefinitely and said he would not work for them for the remainder of the season.

- Molly Geary

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