UPDATE — 7:50 p.m. ET: The Arizona Cardinals have deactivated Jonathan Dwyer rom all team activities following his arrest for domestic violence.
BREAKING: @AZCardinals have deactivated Jonathan Dwyer from all team activities "given the serious nature of the allegations," team says— Ryan Parker (@TheRyanParker) September 17, 2014
Earlier, the Phoenix Police Department confirmed Dwyer had been arrested on aggravated assault charges.
Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested Wednesday for domestic violence, according to reports.
Local sports anchor Tyler Baldwin tweeted the news, citing a source.
CBS Evening News later confirmed it, saying Dwyer was charged with aggravated assault and preventing someone from calling 911.
CONFIRMED: AZ Cardinals RB Jonathan Dwyer arrested for domestic violence. Charges: -aggravated assault -preventing someone from calling 911— CBS Evening News (@CBSEveningNews) September 17, 2014
A representative for the Arizona Cardinals could not immediately offer any information to TheBlaze.
Dwyer was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2010 during the sixth round and played college football at Georgia Tech. He signed with the Cardinals last year.
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