Bills RB LeSean McCoy accused of assaulting off-duty police officers

Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy (25) runs away from Miami Dolphins' Brent Grimes (21) for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WIVB) — Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy is accused of assaulting two off-duty police officers at a nightclub shortly before 3 a.m. Sunday.

There is video of the players and the 40-year-old Philadelphia officers being tossed from the location as well as footage of the fight.

The officers were hospitalized, but no police were called to the scene. One of the officers was treated for broken ribs, a broken nose, a sprained thumb and a laceration to his eye., The other received eight stitches over his left eye and is also receiving treatment for a “possible skull fracture.”

A police report says the argument that caused the incident was over a bottle of champagne.

Police reports were filed after the incident, which is being investigated as aggravated assault. The officers were allegedly punched, kicked and stomped.

The Bills released a statement on the matter that read, “We are aware of the reports regarding LeSean McCoy and in the process of gathering more information. We will not provide any further comment at this time.”

Here is the full Philadelphia Police report:

Good Afternoon All,

On Sunday, February 7, 2016, at approximately 2:45am, the Complainants were inside a Nightclub located at 1XX S. 2nd Street. An argument ensued as to the ownership of a bottle of Champaign, which led to pushing and shoving. At this point all below Suspects, engaged in a physical altercation with Complainant#1 who was then punched and knocked to the ground. While on the ground he was punched, kicked and stomped about his body and head multiple times by all four Suspects.  Complainant#2 and security guards intervened and broke up the attack and all parties were ejected from the club. Complainant#1 transported himself to the Hospital where he was treated for a laceration to his right eye, broken nose, broken ribs, and a sprained thumb. Complainant#2, was admitted to the Hospital where he received eight stitches over his left eye and is currently receiving treatment for a possible skull fracture.  The four suspects were subsequently identified through photographs by the complainants and by the security guards. Video surveillance was recovered from the outside of the club which shows both parties being ejected from the club; however, the incident itself wasn’t captured on video. 

The investigation is active and ongoing; all updates will be sent upon availability.

Complainant #1:  40yrs old B/M off Duty Philadelphia Police Officer

Complainant #2:  40yrs old B/M, off duty Philadelphia Police Officer.

Suspect #1:  27yrs old B/M

Suspect #2:  30yrs old B/M

Suspect #3:  27yrs old B/M       

Suspect #4:  26yrs old B/M

The complainants in this incident were off duty Philadelphia Police Officers and the Suspect are reported to be members of the National Football League. 

No other names have been released at this time.

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