Semyon Varlamov will wake up Thursday in a cell of his own the morning after turning himself in to police on domestic violence charges. Those charges, according to Denver police, are second-degree kidnapping and third-degree assault.
According to the attorney for the accuser, Varlamov allegedly threw the woman into a wall and began to stomp on her. He also added, in an interview with CBS 4 Denver, that this wasn't the first time that 25-year old netminder had allegedly assaulted the woman.
In an interview with R-Sport, Varlamov's father, Alexander, said his son is innocent.
"There will be a hearing, and only afterwards will we be able to give some kind of comment," Alexander Varlamov said. "I can only say one thing with complete responsibility: No crime has been committed whatsoever," he added.
"The media have simply blown the situation out of proportion: There was no kidnapping, even less any kind of acts of violence. I can't say any more, because the lawyer won't be too happy," Alexander Varlamov said.
Varlamov will stand in front of a judge Thursday morning at 10 a.m. local time to answer to these charges.
UPDATE: Varlamov's agent, Paul Theofanous, released this statement to the media on Thursday morning:
"My client Semyon Varlamov is completely innocent of all of these charges."
Details of the police report are now being released:
— Ryan Parker (@ryanparkerdp) October 31, 2013
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