Florida Gators Wide Receiver Charged With Dating Violence

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The Gainesville Sun reported today that University of Florida wide receiver Chris Thompson was charged last week with “misdemeanor simple battery/dating violence.” The charge concerns an argument Thompson had with an ex-girlfriend over text messages:

According to the GPD complaint, Thompson and his ex-girlfriend got into an argument over a phone text Thompson received from another female. While attempting to physically retrieve his phone from the alleged victim, Thompson scratched and bruised her arms and scratched her neck, leaving lacerations, according to the complaint.

You can see the full police report at the Independent Florida Alligator.

[Gainesville Sun]

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