Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Zay Jones will face a misdemeanor domestic battery charge after being arrested on Monday.

The Jaguars organization issued a statement about the incident.

“We are aware of the situation and are in the midst of gathering information. We will have no further comment at this time,” they said. 

The altercation was caused by a custody argument between Jones and the mother of his child. Jones got upset when the mother said she was taking the child back to Orlando. 


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According to police “several small scratches” could be seen on the woman’s neck. 

Jones was arrested and booked into the Duval County jail just a few minutes after 6 p.m. He has only played three games this season, missing considerable time due to injury. He has five  receptions and a touchdown.

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