Seahawks CB Brandon Browner under investigation for alleged assault

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Seahawks' Brandon Browner being investigated for alleged assault
Wednesday July 6th, 2016

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Seattle Seahawks cornerback Brandon Browner is under police investigation after allegedly assaulting the father of his girlfriend on Tuesday night, according to The Seattle Times

The Pomona Police Department responded to a call after Browner and his girlfriend began arguing on the driveway. According to police, Browner and the woman's father then had an altercation in the driveway. The man told the authorities that he was assaulted and then fell to the ground, resulting in a thumb injury.

The man did not receive medical treatment at the time of the alleged assault and said he would visit his personal doctor. The police do not know the extent of his injuries.

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Browner left the residence before the police arrived at the scene and charges have not been filed at this time. According to Watch Commander Lt. Ronald McDonald, a decision will be made on either Wednesday or Thursday about whether a warrant will be issued for Browner’s arrest.

Browner, 31, was signed to the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent in 2005, but was placed on injured reserve after a sustaining a season-ending injury during preseason. The cornerback then played in the CFL from 2006 to 2010 before signing with the Seahawks again in 2011. He spent three seasons with Seattle before playing for the New England Patriots and the New Orleans Saints. He returned to Seattle in March.

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