NFL Player Just Got Arrested for Domestic Violence and Possession of Assault Weapon

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster was captured Sunday and charged with domestic violencedangers, and possession of an assault weapon.

In a statement, police said they were called “in regards to a welfare check and possible disturbance call for service.” After an initial investigation, police arrested Foster and booked him at the county jail:

The incident makes it the second time Foster has been arrested in a month’s time. The San Francisco Chronicle reports Foster was arrested on Jan. 12 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, for second-degree marijuana possession.

In a statement, 49ers Vice President of Communications Bob Lange said: “We take matters of this nature seriously and are gathering all pertinent information.”

During this past NFL season, Foster was among those on the 49ers who protested the national anthem:

The protests were begun by previous partner Colin Kaepernick to highlight police brutality and bigotry inside the United States.

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