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Steelers Running Back

ARRESTED

Accused of Slapping GF

1/10/2013 10:28 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Pittsburgh Steelers
running back Chris Rainey was arrested this morning in Florida -- after allegedly slapping his GF in the face during an argument over a cell phone.

According to the Gainesville Police, officers responded to a 911 call from witnesses who claimed they saw Rainey attack his girlfriend after she took his cell phone ... and tried to lock herself in Rainey's roommate's car.

According to the police report, witnesses said Rainey dragged his girlfriend out of the passenger seat and slapped her in the face in the process, causing both of them to fall to the ground.

Witnesses said Rainey's GF then took off again with the cell phone in her purse ... and Rainey continued the chase, eventually grabbing her purse ... causing them both to fall again.

Police say neither Rainey nor his GF appeared visibly injured after the fight.

Rainey has been charged with one count of simple battery, a misdemeanor, and he's currently in custody.

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31.

Toilethead    

Creep.

547 days ago
32.

Rob    

Is he related to Chris Brown?

547 days ago
33.

Edsel    

So you're just supposed to let people steal your stuff? If a man had swiped his phone, he could have beat him to a pulp and no one would have cared. She's a common thief.

547 days ago
34.

GOLLY    

I'm tired of the double standard. now I understand that for the most part, men are much stronger than a woman, but to say they are untouchable is a load. There is so much woman on man abuse it is not funny. A woman can do as she pleases, but if a man defends himself, he is at fault? It is wrong and the femanazi media needs to accept it. Judges across the country need to stop prosecuting men for self defense. A person can only be pushed so far. Stop prosecuting men for the bullying behavior of women.

547 days ago
35.

EasilyHard    

Millions lost over a simple phone and poor judgment WHY NOT LOCK YOUR PHONE CHEATERS umm sorry once again a cheap millionaire who could have spent $3 tops on an app to lock!!! Another dumb Footballer.....

547 days ago
36.

CanuDigit_sukka    

So she took his phone, which I'm going to guess cost over $500. Why is she not being taken in for grand larseny. Can't have it both ways

547 days ago
37.

TJ    

Dang- he looks like Kayne!

547 days ago
38.

dreamer4u    

The worthless piece of crap needs to keep his hands to himself! LOSER

547 days ago
39.

lol    

Don't take stuff that doesn't belong to you. It's that simple. If it had been a guy that had taken his phone and gotten slapped around for it, the police would not have arrested Rainey, they would have arrested the guy that took the phone.

547 days ago
40.

Linda G     

sounds like she has trust issues.. she wanted to see who he was calling.. these two should not be together.

547 days ago
41.

TJ    

Boring~

547 days ago
42.

Los Pepes    

Typical Steeler

547 days ago
43.

deejay314    

A mans property is his she was wrong for STEALING HIS PHONE!!! willfully and without permission...she should be arrested!!! As long as its a woman she can take from a man and he cant do $h!t...smh

547 days ago
44.

Spilled Milk    

In hindsight, he should have went all out and beat her ass..now he's fired over some insecure ***** that will undoubtedly throw his current unemployment in his face then go **** another baller..bitches aint **** and neither are the fools that tolerate their bull****..

547 days ago
45.

Greg    

What a role model. I bet his mom is really proud.

547 days ago
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