MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Cincinnati Bengals running back Mark Walton was arrested in South Florida.READ MORE: Arrest Made In Murder Of Missing Sunrise Woman Erika Verdecia
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: Attorney For Family Of Miya Marcano Said Police Incident Report Raises More Questions
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: Early Voting Begins Monday For Miami Beach Elections
He was drafted in the fourth round of the 2018 NFL Draft by the Bengals.