Buffalo Bills linebacker Von Miller has been accused of assaulting his pregnant girlfriend, according to a police report.
The alleged assault occurred on Wednesday, November 29, 2023, at the couple’s home in Dallas, Texas. The woman told police that she and Miller got into an argument, and he pushed her, put his hands on her neck, and pulled her hair. She said she was also pregnant at the time of the incident.
Miller turned himself into police on Thursday, November 30, 2023, and was released on bond. He is facing a charge of assault on a pregnant person, which is a third-degree felony in Texas.
Details of the Alleged Assault
According to the police report, the woman told police that she and Miller got into an argument at their home on Wednesday morning. She said that the argument escalated, and Miller pushed her, put his hands on her neck, and pulled her hair. She said that she was also pregnant at the time of the incident.
The woman said that she told Miller to stop, but he continued to assault her. She said she was afraid of him and did not feel safe in her own home.
The woman said that she eventually got away from Miller and called the police. She was treated for minor injuries at a local hospital.
Miller has not publicly commented on the allegations. However, his attorney has said that Miller denies the allegations and is innocent of the charge.
Miller is scheduled for a court hearing on December 14, 2023. He could face up to 10 years in prison and a $10,000 fine if convicted.
The NFL has not yet commented on the allegations against Miller. However, the league has a personal conduct policy that could result in disciplinary action against players who are accused of violence against women.
The allegations against Miller have sparked outrage from many people, including some domestic violence advocates. Some people have called for the NFL to take action against Miller, while others have called for him to be removed from the Bills.