Anthony Chickillo, Steelers linebacker, arrested for allegedly assaulting girlfriend

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Anthony Chickillo, Steelers linebacker, arrested for allegedly assaulting girlfriend
Anthony Chickillo, Steelers linebacker, arrested for allegedly assaulting girlfriend

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Anthony Chickillo is facing multiple misdemeanor charges after being arrested early Sunday. Chickillo was arrested by Pennsylvania State Police and charged with simple assault, property damage and harassment, according to court documents. An affidavit said an argument broke out between Chickillo and his girlfriend at the Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Farmington. Chickillo is accused of grabbing the woman by her arms, forcing her against the wall and throwing her to the ground, CBS Pittsburgh reported. The 26-year-old was released on $10,000 unsecured bond. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for October 30. Team spokesman Burt Lauten said the team is aware of the

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