MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Cincinnati Bengals running back Mark Walton was arrested in South Florida.READ MORE: FIU President Mark Rosenberg Resigns, Cites Health Issues
The former University of Miami player is out on bond after being released from the Miami-Dade County Jail.
Walton was arrested Friday near Downtown Miami.
He’s facing a battery charge after police say he got into an argument with a couple.READ MORE: Armed Robbery In Medley Leads Investigators To Human Trafficking Arrests
According to police, the incident started when the couple asked Walton to move his car, which was blocking the entrance to a parking garage.
The woman started recording video on her cell phone, and police say Walton snatched the phone away from her, leading to a fight.
Authorities say both Walton and the woman suffered minor scratches.
Walton played for the Hurricanes from 2015 to 2017, racking up a total of 2,630 yards and scoring 28 touchdowns.MORE NEWS: Heat's Late Game Rally Not Enough As Hawks Pull Away 110-108
He was drafted in the fourth round of the 2018 NFL Draft by the Bengals.