By Jon Machota and Matt Mosley
Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant was arrested Monday on a misdemeanor family violence charge in the southern Dallas suburb of DeSoto, Texas.
The charge, according to MyFOXDFW.com, stems from Bryants alleged assault on a female family member Saturday. Under Texas state law, family violence is defined an attack or "a threat" of imminent harm against a member of a family or household, according toThe Associated Press. The offense is a misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in jail and a 4,000 fine.
According to a DeSoto Police report obtained Tuesday by the Dallas Morning News, Bryant's mother, Angela, said her son attacked her. Angela Bryant told police she and Dez got into an argument and he then grabbed her by her shirt, tearing it and her bra.DezBryan then pulled his mothers hair and slapped her across the face with his ball cap, according to the report.
Dez Bryant, 23, turned himself in to police Monday and immediate...