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Former Redskins CB Fred Smoot Charged With Misdemeanor Domestic Simple Assault(UPDATED)

Fred Smoot is facing a domestic assault charge following an incident in Ashburn.

Fernando Medina-USA TODAY Sports

Former Redskins 2nd Round CB Fred Smoot has been charged with misdemeanor domestic simple assault on Sunday morning after his girlfriend called police according to a report from WNEW.

Police were called to the 21300 block of Victorias Cross Terrace in Ashburn, Va. at 11 a.m., the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office says.

Smoot was taken into custody and later released.  He currently contributes on air to CSNWashington, local Fox affiliates, CBS's TOPS NFL program, and CBS radio affiliate WJFK(he has been suspended from appearances until further notice).

Smoot's mugshot has been released.

We will post more information as it becomes available.

[UPDATE: 11/25/14 4:44 PM] Fred Smoot's attorney has released the following statement. (h/t @TheChuckCarroll)

Statement from Fred Smoot's attorney, Jon Huddleston: "We ask for patience in allowing the legal process to play itself out.  These are the vindictive actions of a disgruntled ex-girlfriend which arose after Fred broke off their relationship more than a month ago.  It is unfortunate that Ms. Jackson has elected to engage in a campaign to defame Fred and ruin him both personally and professionally.  We are confident that Fred will be appropriately exonerated."