New York Jets Darrelle Revis Charged With Robbery in Altercation

The New York Jets star cornerback, Darrelle Revis, has been officially charged on a number of charges. Revis, 31, was injured in an altercation outside of Pittiesburg, PA.

Revis’ attorney Blaine Jones, told ESPN police Revis will be charged with robbery, terrorist threats, conspiracy and aggravated assault.

According to CBS, Jones gives detail on the allege altercation,

Mr. Revis came home to Pittsburgh this past weekend to visit family and friends. During that time Mr. Revis went by a location in the Southside that he is in the process of developing. Mr. Revis was physically assaulted while at that location by a group of at least 5 people. Mr. Revis feared for his safety and retreated from the aggressors. Mr. Revis was not arrested after this incident. Mr. Revis sought medical attention as a result of the aforementioned attack.

Police give details on the altercation

Pittsburgh police say the incident occurred around 2:30 a.m. Monday near the intersection of South 23rd and East Carson Street.

Revis allegedly snatched the cellphone away and attempted to delete the video. An 21-year-old male attempted to help the 22-year-old get the cellphone back. Revis was alleged to also tossed the phone in the street. The two males were both punched allegedly by Revis and taken to the hospital. The police have video of the altercation from the cell phone that was thrown in the street.  We will most definitively follow this story as details are still developing.

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