UPDATE: Sapp To Spend Night In Jail For Charge

UPDATE (9:43p ET): WSVN-TV’s Blake Burman reports from Miami tonight that Warren Sapp will be spending the night in jail because of a misdemeanor batter charge: “because this case involves alleged domestic violence he has to go before a judge. That means he is spending the night in jail.

Warren Sapp Mugshot

You can read the arrest report of the incident here.

From reading it myself, two new things popped up. The alleged victim claims there was a witness in the hallway when Sapp allegedly threw her out of the hotel room and the woman claims that Sapp texted her with the message, “You Whore” after the alleged abuse.

Omar Kelly and Brian Haas of the SOUTH FLORIDA SUN-SENTINEL has details from Miami Police regarding Warren Sapp’s charge of misdemeanor battery.

Warren Sapp

Sapp is accused of attacking his girlfriend around 5 a.m. Saturday at the Shore Club Hotel on Collins Avenue. The woman, who was not identified by police, was treated by emergency workers for a swollen knee and bruises on the back of her neck and taken to Mount Sinai Medical Center.

Detective Juan Sanchez, spokesman for the Miami Beach Police Department, said that the woman called police around noon Saturday to report that she had been attacked. She said she and Sapp had dated for two years.

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Warren Sapp Off NFL Network After Abuse Claim

CBS 4 reports from Miami Saturday afternoon:

Former University of Miami and Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Warren Sapp was arrested by Miami Beach Police on Saturday on a misdemeanor domestic battery charge, according to Juan Sanchez of the Miami Beach Police Department. The arrest prompted swift action by the NFL, who removed Sapp from NFL Network broadcasts while the league investigates the matter. Read more…