Houston Rockets guard Kevin Porter Jr. arrested in New York on assault charges

Houston Rockets guard Kevin Porter Jr. arrested in New York on assault charges

NBA player Kevin Porter Jr.
was arrested at a Manhattan hotel for domestic assault,
allegedly.
Police say the Houston Rockets guard assaulted his girlfriend at the Millennium Hotel overnight.
News 4’s Mark Santiago live on the east side with what we know about this alleged attack,
Mark.
And Natalie,
police were called to the hotel this morning around 6.40
for a dispute.
Houston Rockets guard Kevin Porter Jr.
walked out of the 17th precinct to an awaiting police
car.
Porter Jr.
is facing assault and strangulation charges for an alleged attack inside the
Millennium Hotel.
Multiple law enforcement sources with knowledge of the case say Porter Jr.
returned to the
hotel this morning.
His girlfriend was asleep inside their hotel room.
Law strengthening sources say Porter Jr.
entered the room minutes later.
Those same sources say his girlfriend was running through the hotel hallway screaming
for help.
Police arrested Porter Jr.
His girlfriend was taken to the hospital with multiple injuries including bruises on her
face.
Porter Jr.
said nothing as he left the 17th precinct late this afternoon.
The Houston Rockets released this statement a short time ago saying,
quote,
we are in
the process of gathering information surrounding the matter involving Kevin Porter Jr.
We have no further comment at this time.

quote,
we are aware of the reports regarding Kevin Porter Jr.
The league office is in contact with the Houston Rockets and in the process of gathering more
information.
Porter Jr.
was taken by police downtown in Manhattan Criminal Court where he’s expected
to face a judge this evening.
We’re live on the Eastside.
I’m Mark Santia,
News 4 New York.

 

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