Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter
MIAMI BEACH (CBSMiami) — A Colombian national soccer player accused of domestic violence faced a judge Wednesday.
The judge ordered 29-year old Pablo Armero to stay away from the mother of his two children – the woman he is accused of getting violent with. The judge set his bond at $1,500 for his battery charge.
The alleged incident happened at the Metropolitan Hotel at 2445 Collins Avenue on Tuesday.
Police responded to the couple’s room after they received several complaints. When officers entered the room, they found human hair on the hotel room floor and found a woman inside missing a portion of her hair, according to the report.
The woman told police she had gone out drinking with Armero. When the couple returned to their hotel room, Armero got physical with her after she rejected his advances, according to the report.
At some point in the altercation, she told police, Armero “grabbed a hotel hair clipper, pulled off her extensions and forcefully began to trim her hair,” the report states.
Armero argues she asked him to cut her hair.
When asked by police if she asked Armero to cut her hair, she started crying hysterically and said, “Why would I ask him to cut my hair?”
The victim told police there has been a history of domestic violence among them and that Tuesday’s incident was too much for her.
A hotel spokesman said no one at the hotel wanted to comment.
Armero – who also plays for a club team in his country – is known for his skills as a left back and midfielder and for scoring Colombia’s first goal against Greece in its victory in the 2014 FIFA World Cup.