BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Former NFL and Alabama running back Trent Richardson is denying charges that he hit his former girlfriend, who is the mother of his four children.
Richardson told Al.com in an interview published Thursday that he would never strike a female. He says his February arrest in suburban Birmingham happened after former girlfriend Sevina Fatu punched him and pulled out some of his hair.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Warm Temperatures May Help Create A Severe Storm
Fatu was arrested Monday night in Pensacola, Florida. Police say she rammed a Mercedes-Benz SUV into a car containing Richardson and another person.READ MORE: Early Voting Wins Preakness Stakes Amid Record Temperatures
Records show Fatu was released from jail Wednesday.
The former Alabama star is trying to get back to the NFL after spending four seasons at Cleveland and Indianapolis. He has been cut by the Oakland Raiders and Baltimore Ravens in recent years.MORE NEWS: Ravens' Football Clinic Helps Children Improve Sports Skills
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