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Report: Redskins safety Montae Nicholson arrested for assault and battery and drunk in public

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UPDATE: Statement from the Redskins:

The Redskins will be dealing with a player being arrested as they wind down their 2018 season. Montae Nicholson was arrested after he and his girlfriend got into an altercation with another couple around 2 a.m.

Safety Montae M. Nicholson, 23, of Ashburn, was charged with assault and battery and drunk in public following the incident. Another suspect, Sydney A. Maggiore, 24, of Vienna, was reportedly with Nicholson at the scene. She has been charged with malicious wounding and assault and battery.

The reported victims, an adult male and adult female, were located at the scene. They were allegedly assaulted by Nicholson and Maggiore, according to authorities. An investigation determined Nicholson assaulted the male victim, while Maggiore assaulted both the male and female victims. Maggiore is believed to have struck the female victim with a bottle.

One of the victims said the altercation started after either Nicholson and Maggiore honked a horn at them. A verbal confrontation ensued and escalated to a physical altercation.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.