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SportCleveland police hadn't seen Kareem Hunt video before it was released, spokesperson says

03:30  02 december  2018
03:30  02 december  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

Video surfaces of Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt's alleged February altercation with woman

Video surfaces of Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt's alleged February altercation with woman TMZ obtained video of the incident and released it Friday, showing multiple views of Hunt appearing to shove a woman several times. He is held back and restrained by multiple men, but he continues to push back against them and then knocks one of the men against the woman as they both fall to the floor. The end of the video shows Hunt appearing to kick the woman as she’s hunched over on the ground. The video doesn't identify the woman, but it's believed to be connected to a woman who came forward after an incident that occurred Feb. 10.

The Kansas City Chiefs have released running back Kareem Hunt on Friday just hours after TMZ posted video of an alleged assault involving Hunt . Neither the NFL, nor the #Chiefs, had seen the video before it was published today. I’m told the league made several attempts to obtain it .

The video released today confirms that fact. We are releasing Kareem immediately." According to NFL.com, the emergence of the video on Friday was the first time that the league or Chiefs had seen it . Cleveland Police Sgt. Jennifer Ciaccia told Cleveland .com in February that since it was a cross

Cleveland police hadn't seen Kareem Hunt video before it was released, spokesperson says © Provided by Perform Media Channels Limited

The footage of former Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt shoving and kicking a woman was not seen by the Cleveland Police Department until TMZ released the video Friday.

But, the CPD knew the footage existed.

CPD spokesperson Jennifer Ciaccia said in a statement to USA Today the surveillance footage was never viewed because “detectives only follow up on felonies. This is a misdemeanor.”

The video is believed to document an incident between Hunt and the woman that occurred in February. Police reports were taken at the time, but no arrests were made and no one was charged the night of the altercation.

NFL didn't interview Kareem Hunt, woman during investigation of February incident, report says

NFL didn't interview Kareem Hunt, woman during investigation of February incident, report says The Chiefs released running back Kareem Hunt on Friday after video surfaced of his alleged February altercation with a woman in Cleveland.

Cleveland Police officials said they did not release the surveillance video . TMZ first reported the story and In a statement to ABC News, a hotel spokesperson for Cleveland 's The Metropolitan at the 9 The NFL said it , nor the Chiefs, had seen the video until Friday despite requesting it from police

The Kareem Hunt Failure Proves It Hasn’ t . The Kansas City Chiefs released the running back on Friday Earlier that day, the NFL released a statement saying that Hunt has been placed on the It was not until the video went public and fans recoiled in horror that the league revisited the matter

The Chiefs released Hunt hours after the release of the video.

Chiefs owner says team was aware of alleged Kareem Hunt nightclub attack.
“We did know about all three of the incidents he’d had in the offseason," Clark Hunt said. "They’d all been reported to the NFL."

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