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Arrest warrant issued in Louisiana for Seahawks’ Aldon Smith

File-This Dec. 13, 2020, file photo shows Dallas Cowboys defensive end Aldon Smith (58)...
File-This Dec. 13, 2020, file photo shows Dallas Cowboys defensive end Aldon Smith (58) returning a fumble during an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals in Cincinnati.(Emilee Chinn | AP)
Published: Apr. 19, 2021 at 6:27 PM CDT|Updated: Apr. 19, 2021 at 6:29 PM CDT
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CHALMETTE, La. (AP) — The St. Bernard Parish Sheriff’s Office has issued an arrest warrant for newly signed Seattle Seahawks defensive end Aldon Smith.

Sheriff James Pohlmann said in a post on his agency’s Facebook page that deputies responding to a call for medical assistance in Meraux on Saturday found a man who said he had been assaulted by an acquaintance outside a business in Chalmette.

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Posted by St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Office on Monday, April 19, 2021

Detectives identified the suspect as the 31-year-old Smith and took out a warrant for second-degree battery.

The Seahawks say they are aware of the situation. The team had no further comment.

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