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Police Report:

'Possible Loss Of Teeth'

7/18/2011 7:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Cincinnati Bengals running back Cedric Benson allegedly beat up his roommate so badly this weekend, the victim thought he was missing teeth ... this according to the police report obtained by TMZ.

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The roommate, Clavens Charles, told police he was standing on a street corner in Austin, Texas yesterday ... when "he was approached by a hostile and aggressive Benson who told Clavens they needed to talk about their problems."

According to the docs, Clavens claimed he and Benson "began to talk and argue about their living arrangements when all of the sudden Clavens was struck on the left side of his face with a closed fist thrown by Benson."

"Clavens went on to say that Benson continued to strike him with several more closed fists all over Clavens face resulting in severe injury to his face."

Clavens told police he was experiencing "severe bleeding from the mouth, possible loss of
teeth and massive swelling of the left cheek."

Benson was arrested -- and was released after posting $10k bond.  Benson has been ordered to stay at least 200 yards from Clavens.

UPDATE: A rep for the Bengals tells TMZ, "We don’t believe it’s appropriate even in normal circumstances to comment on legal matters that aren’t resolved, and the factor of the lockout prevents any direct contact with players or their attorneys."

The rep adds, " Also, just to note, Cedric is not under Bengals contract presently. His deal expired and he’s due to become a free agent when normal business resumes.”

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1.

the artist formerly known as hand turkey    

Why does he not know if he lost any teeth?

1143 days ago
2.

Sapphyre    

He's gotta lay off the steroids.

1143 days ago
3.

some guy    

Maybe he got hit really hard. Face was probably hurting.

Nothing mentioned if Cedric was intoxicated or not. If he wasn't drunk, he's got some serious anger management issues if this story's true.

So... what does 'NFL' stand for, again?

1143 days ago
4.

Drew    

Why does a millionaire NFL player have a roommate?

1143 days ago
5.

some guy    

Steroids... it's a helluva drug.

1143 days ago
6.

File that lawsuit, I am Lindsay Lohan!    

His "ROOMMATE"?! Is that code for his gay lover? If he is making "bank" I doubt he needs a "roommate". Lover s fight sounds more like it...

1143 days ago
7.

kp    

What he caught him with another guy?

1143 days ago
8.

some guy    

Maybe he needs a roommate cuz he's scared of the dark.


And b/c he's a psycho.

1143 days ago
9.

Chuck    

The Texas Longhorn football teams are filled with criminals and bad asses who can play football. They break the law and get the big break from the Austin judicial system..it's a bankrupt football program.

1143 days ago
10.

some guy    

@TMZ


Could you have Dax get a pic of Cedric shirtless? Wanna see how much bacne he has.

1143 days ago
11.

artie help    

sounds like a couple of "sweetheats" had a lil lovers quarrel, why all the double talk etc.? the two guys had a pillow biting fight big deal,

1143 days ago
12.

some guy    

I just Wiki'd Cedric Benson. They stated that the guy Cedric beat up is also a family member.

I remember now that Cedric would come up in the news alot. Couldn't seem to stay out of trouble. Sounds like another thug who can get by in life b/c he's pretty good at playing with a ball.

Got a feeling Cedric had a bad childhood. Doesn't sound like the most adjusted dude in the world.

1143 days ago
13.

Canon    

He should do a boxing match with that woman beater Chris Brown.

1143 days ago
14.

Sapphyre    

Good question. Why does he need a roommate?
Is there a closet door about to open somewhere?

1143 days ago
15.

kp    

NATIONAL FELON LEAGUE
If they weren't playing football they would be selling drugs or women.

1143 days ago
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