Celtics guard Jabari Bird was reportedly arrested on Friday night in Brighton on charges of assault.
It was reported Bird was in custody at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and the Boston Police Department’s domestic violence unit is involved.
BREAKING: Sources tell @CherylFiandaca #Celtics Shooting Guard Jabari Bird is under arrest & facing charges for an alleged assault in Brighton. Sources tell our I-Team he’s now in custody at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital.
BPD Domestic Violence Unit is involved. @wbz is LIVE until 8AM. pic.twitter.com/3ztJI7ALKR
— Anaridis Rodriguez (@Anaridis) September 8, 2018
The Celtics released a statement on the incident Saturday morning:
“We are aware of the incident involving Jabari Bird and are taking it very seriously. We are actively gathering information and will reserve further comment at this time.”
Celtics release statement regarding incident involving Jabari Bird: pic.twitter.com/bNr14nlqdG
— Chris Forsberg (@ESPNForsberg) September 8, 2018
The Celtics selected Bird with the 58th overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft and signed him to a two-year deal in July.
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Source: GreenStreet Blog