Green Bay Packers linebacker Erik Walden was arrested for allegedly assaulting his live-in girlfriend, according to the Green Bay Press-Gazette.
His girlfriend required medical treatment. But she told the local NBC station that it's all a big misunderstanding.
Walden's girlfriend tells NBC 26 the two were arguing when she tripped and hit her head on their bed. She went to St. Vincent hospital in Green Bay and was treated for a cut and a bump on her head.
Hobart-Lawrence police Chief Randy Bani said the incident occurred Friday at 2:30 a.m., at a Lawrence apartment complex and a woman later called authorities about 6:30 a.m.
The 26-year-old Walden was booked into the Brown County Jail at 8 a.m.