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WNBA Star Brittney Griner Arrested On Suspicion Of Assault



HipHollywood can confirm that WNBA star, Brittney Griner was taken into custody late Wednesday night for suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct.

According to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s official website, the Phoenix Mercury center’s fiancée, Tulsa Shock player, Glory Johnson was also arrested for suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct.

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Goodyear police spokeswoman says they received a call around 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon about reports of a fight. Upon arrival, both women were injured and later arrested.

Griner was released around 4 a.m. Thursday morning.

A representative from Mercury tells HipHollywood that they are “aware of the alleged incident” and that the franchise is “currently in the process of gathering additional information.”

Details about the alleged altercation are still unclear, but just two days ago, Griner took took to social media to express her love for her wife-to-be.

“EveryDay Every Second! I fall for you like I fell way back before I had the nerves to even approach you! @missvol25 My Queen My Rock My Universe,” she wrote.

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Griner and Johnson engaged in August 2014.

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