Redskins S Montae Nicholson arrested on assault charges

Redskins S Montae Nicholson arrested on assault charges

Redskins safety Montae Nicholson was arrested Tuesday on assault charges, the Loudoun Times-Mirror reported.

Nicholson, 23, was charged with assault and battery and being drunk in public, while a female companion, Sydney A. Maggiore, 24, was charged with malicious wounding and assault and battery.

The pair reportedly got into a verbal altercation with another man and woman in Ashburn, Va., after 2 a.m. The heated words became physical when Nicholson assaulted the male victim, while Maggiore attacked both the female and male victims, according to police.

Authorities said they believe Maggiore hit the female victim with a bottle.

Both the man and woman were taken to the hospital with injuries.

Nicholson and Maggiore were booked at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center. Nicholson was released on a $2,500 secured bond, while Maggiore remains in the detention center.

Nicholson has appeared in every game for the Redskins this season and has 41 tackles on the year.

He was drafted in the fourth round of the 2017 NFL Draft out of Michigan State.