Attorney Says Footage Obtained by TMZ of Ray Rice Dragging Fiance 'Not the Complete Event'
Updated: Wednesday, February 19 2014, 12:37 PM EST
TMZ Sports has posted footage they claim is of Ray Rice dragging his unresponsive or unconscious fiance out of an elevator in an Atlantic City casino. According to TMZ the video is from just moments after police say they assaulted each other on the property.
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An attorney for Rice told TMZ, "The video that's being posted by TMZ Sports is not the complete event, but is merely the end result of what transpired...We'll assure the public that when this matter is fully tried and completed, you'll have a better understanding of what happened and we ask the public to reserve making any judgment until all of the facts come out."
Ravens running back Rice was arrested over the weekend in Atlantic City after an alleged physical altercation with his fiance outside a Boardwalk casino. Rice was charged and then released. A woman identified as his fiance, Janay Palmer, was also arrested, charged and released.
The two are facing simple assault charges after striking each other with their hands, according to the police report. Security at the Revel Casino, where the incident occurred, reports that it has the incident on videotape.
The Ravens released a statement Sunday night: "We are aware of the Friday night situation with Ray Rice and his fiance. We have spoken with Ray, and know that they returned home together after being detained."
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