Police report reveals more details on what happened to Myles Garrett after he says ‘fan’ punched him in the face

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CLEVELAND– Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett took to Twitter on Wednesday to share a concerning story.

The Pro Bowler said a fan got out of his car to take a picture, then punched him in the face.

The FOX 8 I-Team has learned more:  Garrett filed a report with Cleveland police Wednesday saying he was assaulted when he was in downtown Cleveland.

The report states a 24-year-old man asked Garrett to take a picture with him. Garrett, who was in his car, told him to hold on while he finished a phone conversation. The man approached Garrett’s vehicle and took a picture. The man then allegedly struck Garrett in the face with a closed fist.

Garrett told police he was surprised by the incident, but the 6-foot-4, 272-pound football player was not hurt.

No arrests have been made. Garrett was given the report number and advised to confer with prosecutors.


A spokesman for the Browns said the team is aware of the situation and proper law enforcement officials have been notified.

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