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LeSean McCoy reportedly involved in altercation

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  • By Mark E. Ortega NFL.com
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Buffalo Bills running LeSean McCoy was allegedly involved in an altercation with two off-duty police officers in a Philadelphia nightclub early Sunday morning, CSNPhilly.com's John Gonzalez reported Monday.

A Philadelphia Police Department news release obtained by NFL Media details the incident but does not name McCoy or any of the other parties involved. However, McCoy matches the description of one of the four suspects under investigation for allegedly assaulting the off-duty officers.

The Bills released a statement Monday regarding the alleged incident:

"We are aware of the reports regarding LeSean McCoy and are in the process of gathering more information. We will not provide any further comment at this time."

The incident happened around 2:45 a.m. Sunday and led to the hospitalization of two off-duty police officers, CSNPhilly.com reported.

One of the off-duty officers was knocked to the ground and was "punched, kicked and stomped about his body and head multiple times," the police statement said. Each of the officers suffered broken ribs. In addition, police said the the officers suffered other injuries, including a lacerated eye, broken nose, broken ribs and a sprained thumb.

The release stated video surveillance was recovered from outside of the club which shows both parties being ejected. The incident itself was not captured on video, police said.

Philadelphia police said their investigation of the alleged altercation is ongoing.

McCoy played six seasons with the Eagles before moving onto Buffalo prior to this season. He's maintained close ties to the Philadelphia area.

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