MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Cincinnati Bengals running back Mark Walton was arrested in South Florida.READ MORE: Hollywood PD Investigating After Body Found In Burning Car
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: FEMA-Funded Vaccine Sites To Resume Administering First Doses Of Pfizer Vaccine With J&J Shot Paused
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: COVID In Florida: 6,834 New Cases, 35 Deaths Reported On Sunday
He was drafted in the fourth round of the 2018 NFL Draft by the Bengals.