Steelers outside linebacker Anthony Chickillo was arrested early Sunday morning for an alleged dispute with his girlfriend outside of Uniontown, Pennsylvania.
#Breaking: Steelers LB Anthony Chickillo was arrested at overnight for an incident involving his girlfriend. Source confirms it happened at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort. He’s charged with Simple Assault, Criminal Mischief and Harassment. pic.twitter.com/hC4qPzmcZ8— Jim Madalinsky (@JimWTAE) October 21, 2019
Chickillo was drafted in the sixth round of the 2015 draft out of the University of Miami. This past off-season, Chickillo signed a new two-year contract worth $8 million.
After missing three games with a foot injury, Chickillo returned to the Steelers for their Week 6 victory against the Chargers in which he had 0.5 sacks and one tackle.
While the Steelers have acknowledged they are aware of the incident, they are not commenting on the situation at this time.
Statement from @Steelers Burt Lauten:— The Final Word (@WPXIFinalWord) October 21, 2019
We are aware of an incident involving Anthony Chickillo last night and are still gathering information. Until we have further details we will not provide any further comments.#Steelers
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