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NY Mets Star Jeurys Familia Arrested For Domestic Violence

11/1/2016 12:31 PM PDT

Jeurys Familia Arrested For Domestic Violence

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N.Y. Mets star pitcher Jeurys Familia was arrested for domestic violence early Monday morning in New Jersey ... TMZ Sports has confirmed.

Familia -- an All-Star pitcher -- was arrested by the Fort Lee police department ... after they responded Monday morning at 2:22 AM to a call for "a dispute."

According to the complaint ... cops observed visible injuries to the alleged victim, including "a scratch to the chest and bruise to the right cheek." 

Familia was arrested and charged with simple assault. His bail was set at $1,500.

The Mets released the following statement, saying, "The matter was brought to our attention and we are monitoring the situation."

We reached out to Familia's rep ... but so far, no word back.

FYI -- Familia appeared in an anti-domestic violence PSA earlier this month.

Story developing ...

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