Alvin Kamara, the Saints’ running back, was charged with assault.
According to a press statement from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Alvin Kamara, the New Orleans Saints running back, was arrested and detained on Sunday for violence resulting in significant bodily harm to another person.
According to a press release, officers from the Las Vegas Police Department were summoned to a local hospital on Saturday at approximately 5:50 p.m. local time, where they discovered a victim had reported being attacked at a nightclub in the 3500 block of South Las Vegas Blvd.
According to the announcement, officers from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department “discovered that the victim had been battered by the perpetrator, later identified as Alvin Kamara.”
After being brought into custody without incident, Kamara, 26, was transported to the Clark County (Nevada) Detention Center, where he was booked for battery resulting in significant bodily harm, which is considered a felony. The investigation is still in progress.
According to the CCDC’s website, Kamara is now in jail and is being held on $5,000 bail. His first scheduled court appearance is slated for Monday at 1:30 p.m. local time, according to the CCDC.
Kamara, a five-year NFL veteran, competed in the Pro Bowl on Sunday, which was held at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas. He grabbed four passes for a total of 23 yards in his appearance.
A five-time Pro Bowl selection, Kamara had 898 yards running and 439 yards receiving for the Saints in the 2021 season. The Saints chose Kamara in the third round of the 2017 NFL Draft and he was selected to his fifth Pro Bowl in 2018.