Sport 49ers LB Reuben Foster reportedly arrested on domestic violence, assault rifle allegations

03:05  12 february  2018
03:05  12 february  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

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San Francisco 49 ers star linebacker Reuben Foster was arrested in Los Gatos on allegations of domestic - violence and possessing an assault rifle Sunday, authorities said. San Francisco 49 ers ' Reuben Foster (56)

Reuben Foster , San Francisco 49 er linebacker, leaves Santa Clara County Jail, Sunday evening, Feb. 11, 2018, after being arrested on suspicion of domestic violence and possession of an assault rifle in Los 49 ers linebacker Reuben Foster arrested on domestic violence , assault rifle allegations .

a baseball player holding a bat: Reuben Foster © (Getty Images) Reuben Foster

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster was arrested Sunday and placed into Santa Clara County Jail on charges relating to domestic violence, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

The report stated that Foster, 23, was arrested in Los Gatos, Calif. and is currently being held on $75,000 bail. Details of Foster's arrest have yet to be released but The Mercury News says Foster was also booked on suspicion of possessing an assault rifle.

“The San Francisco 49ers organization is aware of the report regarding Reuben Foster," the team said in a statement. "We take matters of this nature seriously and are gathering all pertinent information.”

While playing just 10 games as a rookie last season, Foster recorded 72 tackles and one pass deflected. He was also arrested for possession of marijuana in Alabama in January.

Foster had troubles before the NFL Draft, too. He failed a drug test at the NFL combine for submitting a diluted sample, and was ultimately kicked out of the combine in March after an altercation with a hospital employee.

This story will be updated.

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