Police: Bills' McCoy, others assaulted off-duty police officers

Shalise Manza YoungYahoo Sports Contributor
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According to two reports out of Philadelphia, Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy and former NFL back Curtis Brinkley are being investigated after an incident with off-duty police officers.

CSNPhiily.com, which got a look at the police report, says McCoy and Brinkley were at Recess Lounge at around 2:30 a.m. on Sunday when they got into an altercation with three off-duty officers that began "over the purchase of champagne." Brinkley grabbed the bottle, setting things off between the men.

A law enforcement official told CSNPhilly.com that two of the officers suffered broken ribs; television station WPVI reported those men had to be hospitalized for their injuries.

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Neither McCoy nor Brinkley were arrested, but both men are being investigated.

UPDATE: ESPN Bills reporter Mike Rodak posted the police report to his Twitter feed. It states that McCoy was with three other individuals, not one, and there are two off-duty officers who are the complainants.

From the report:

"An argument ensued as to the ownership of a bottle of (Champagne), which led to pushing and shoving. At this point all below suspects, engaged in a physical altercation with Complainant #1 who was then punched and knocked to the ground. While on the ground he was punched, kicked and stomped about his body and head multiple times by all four Suspects. Complainant #2 and security guards intervened and broke up the attack and all parties were ejected from the club.

"Complainant #1 transported himself to the hospital where he was treated for a laceration to his right eye, broken nose, broken ribs and a sprained thumb. Complainant #2, was admitted to the Hospital where he received eight stitches over his left eye and is currently receiving treatment for a possible skull fracture.

"The four suspects were subsequently identified through photographs by the complainants and by the security guards. Video surveillance was recovered from outside the club which shows both parties being ejected from the club; however, the incident itself wasn't captured on video."

McCoy, a first-round pick of the Philadelphia Eagles in 2009, was traded to the Bills last year. Brinkley played for the San Diego Chargers from 2009-2012, appearing in 23 games.

The Bills have released the following statement:

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