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NY Jets Def. Coordinator

Accused of Slapping Woman

... at NJ Restaurant

5/16/2014 11:56 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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NY Jets defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman is under investigation for allegedly SLAPPING a woman at a New Jersey restaurant earlier this week ... this according to a police report obtained by TMZ Sports ... and we obtained photos taken during the heated exchange.  

A 28-year-old woman has filed a police report with the Morristown PD, claiming she was at the outdoor bar at Pazzo Pazzo restaurant on Wednesday afternoon when she encountered Thurman. 

According to the report, 58-year-old Thurman began hitting on her and offering her drinks -- but she made it clear she was not interested. 

At that point, the woman claims Thurman "showed an aggressive demeanor toward her" and then "out of nowhere, Thurman slapped her across the face."

0516-dennis-thurman-main-01The woman says she was shocked and blurted out, "You just hit me."

TMZ Sports obtained 2 photos taken during the encounter -- one of which shows the woman flipping Thurman off moments before the slap ... and another photo appears to show Thurman following through after the alleged slap. 

After the alleged slap, the woman claims Thurman -- who played 8 years in the NFL as a defensive back -- threw his hands up in the air and left the area. 

The woman claims she was not injured during the incident, but filed the report out of concern Thurman would strike other women in the future. 

We reached out to the Jets -- so far, no comment. For more sports stories, check out tmzsports.com!
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1.

zombie    

How unusual, a former athlete abusing a woman and butt hurt over being shot down. SHOCKING!

126 days ago
2.

jl    

Was it solange?

126 days ago
3.

01void    

Must be one of Biebs bro's

126 days ago
4.

static    

It's racism.

126 days ago
5.

Rocking     

Hey woman you can't living this life flipping people that's aggression too (no contact aggression). Goof for him next time cut her finger out !

126 days ago
6.

nick    

Stupid....u show women your bank account

126 days ago
7.

nick    

Some white women are white nstionalist....she was not interested in your black a$$

126 days ago
8.

FREEDOM    

THIS WOMEN HAS THE RIGHT TO FLIP OFF THIS THERMAN. IT IS CALLED FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION. YOU CAN FLIP OFF A COP. IT IS FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION.

126 days ago
9.

Oldfart    

Gotta keep your pimp hand strong, go on get that baby powder!

126 days ago
10.

FREEDOM    

THERMAN CANNOT HIT A WOMEN, IT CLEAR ON THIS TAPE. HE WILL BE CHARGED WITH ASSAULT.

126 days ago
11.

blahblahmeme    

Geez! Could you imagine if a white guy slapped a black woman?? It would be all over the news. But I guess since he's black, its just accepted as typical behavior.

126 days ago
12.

brothermouzone    

His pimp hand is strong!

126 days ago
13.

Truth    

WHY IS IT WHEN A BECKY GETS HIT IT'S AUTOMATICALLY ASSAULT? WHEN IT'S A BLACK CHIC IT'S CALLED "TROUBLE IN THE FAMILY" AKA SOLANGE. #TRUTH!!

126 days ago
14.

D-INCARNATION    

Will the Game let this guy in da club........

126 days ago
15.

tmon3ydadjmbr    

I wonder why... hmmm.

126 days ago
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