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UPDATE, 12:42 p.m. PT — According to new updates about TMZ, Urias and the alleged victim were “in a crowd” when a reported witness claimed to have seen the thrower “come in contact with the woman.” Urias was expected to be there LAFC Sunday night’s soccer game in Los Angeles, but the outlet reports it’s “unclear” if that’s where the alleged domestic violence incident took place.
Regardless, the Dodgers released a very brief statement later Monday morning regarding the Mexican-born pitcher’s arrest, which said:
“We are aware of an incident involving Julio Urías. While we’re trying to get all the facts out, he won’t be traveling with the team. The organization has no further comment at this time.”
super star Los Angeles Dodgers jug Julio Urias was arrested in Los Angeles Sunday night on charges of aggravated domestic violence.
According to a report by TMZ Sports, the left-hander, was taken into custody “in the LA area” after 11:00 p.m. local time on Sunday evening. He was taken to a Los Angeles County jail where he was formally arrested very early Monday morning.
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The details of the accusation against Urias are still unclear. The pitcher reportedly posted $50,000 bail and was released of his own volition about four hours after his warning. He now has a court date at the end of September to further clarify the matter.
Urias was born in Mexico and has been with the Dodgers since signing the contract as a 16-year-old in June 2012. Unfortunately, this isn’t the first allegation of domestic violence against him in recent years. In May 2019, Urias was allegedly involved in a domestic incident Beverly Center in Beverly Hills. He was accused of pushing a woman he was with at the mall at the time.
When police further investigated this claim, the woman claimed she merely fell. Prosecutors have not charged the thrower in this case. He was still suspended for 20 games Major League Baseballbut who cited a violation of her policies on domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse.
It appears that the investigation into this latest alleged incident remains ongoing as to what will emerge at the court hearing later this month.
If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence, help is available. Consider calling the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 800-799-7233 or texting START to 88788, or go to https://www.thehotline.org/.
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