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Cameron Sutton wanted in battery case; police can’t find Lions CB

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Cameron Sutton wanted in battery case; police can't find Lions CB
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Police in Florida have been looking for Detroit Lions cornerback Cameron Sutton for about two weeks after an arrest warrant was issued over his alleged involvement in a house violence case.

Sutton goes by means of a price of residence battery by strangulation, a third-degree felony punishable by as a lot as 5 years in jail.

Phil Martello, a spokesperson for the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, instructed ESPN on Wednesday that police have been unable to search out Sutton since March 7, when the arrest warrant was issued. Police had responded to a reputation early that morning at a house in Lutz, Florida, the place Sutton allegedly battered a woman sooner than fleeing the scene.

One different sheriff’s office spokesperson instructed ESPN there was proof of wounds on the woman’s physique.

Sutton has a home in neighboring Pinellas County, nevertheless police haven’t been able to find him there and he hasn’t responded to frequent calls from detectives, Martello talked about.

“We turned acutely aware of the continued licensed state of affairs involving Cam Sutton this morning,” the Lions talked about in a press launch. “We’ll proceed to look at the state of affairs and will not have extra comment proper now.”

The sheriff’s office put out a social media post Wednesday asking for assist if anyone has seen Sutton.

Sutton, 29, joined the Lions as an unrestricted free agent remaining summer time season after spending his first six NFL seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers. He started all 17 video video games for the Lions, registering 60 complete tackles, six passes defended and an interception. Sutton was chosen by the Steelers inside the third spherical of the 2017 NFL draft.

Information from The Associated Press was used on this report.

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