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Miles Bridges charged with domestic violence

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Miles Bridges, a talented basketball player who plays for Charlotte Hornets, has been criminally charged for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend in front of their two young children last month in Los Angeles.

The alleged assault happened on June 27 and June 28, and Bridges was arrested on June 29 by Los Angeles police. The charges also include an allegation of causing great bodily injury to the domestic violence victim.

The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said on Tuesday, July 19 that the 24-year-old Bridges has been charged with one count of injuring a child’s parent, and two counts of child abuse under circumstances and conditions likely to cause great bodily injury or death.

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“Domestic violence creates physical, mental, and emotional trauma that has a lasting impact on survivors,” L.A. County District Attorney George Gascón said in a statement. “Children who witness family violence are especially vulnerable and the impact on them is immeasurable. Mr. Bridges will be held accountable for his actions and our Bureau of Victim Services will support the survivors through this difficult process.”

Bridges were drafted by the Hornets in 2018. He has spent his entire four-year NBA career with the franchise. He was arrested on the cusp of free agency, and his future with the Hornets, and in the NBA, is unclear.  “We are aware of the charges that were filed against Miles Bridges,” the Hornets said in a statement on Tuesday night. “These are very serious charges that we will continue to monitor.”

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Bridges is scheduled to be arraigned on Wednesday, July 20.

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