Report: Eagles LB Jordan charged

Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Akeem Jordan has been charged with misdemeanor assault and battery in his hometown of Harrisonburg, Va., the Philadelphia Daily News reported Monday.

Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Akeem Jordan has been charged with misdemeanor assault and battery in his hometown of Harrisonburg, Va., the Philadelphia Daily News reported Monday.

According to Harrisonburg police, Jordan, 25, was arrested in connection with an incident that occurred at a restaurant early Sunday.

"They got into a verbal altercation, which led to a physical disorderly incident," police spokeswomen Mary-Hope Vass told the Daily News. "The incident was reported to us on Sunday afternoon.

"The victim obtained the warrant, went to the magistrate and obtained the warrant. Jordan turned himself in Sunday without any issues," Vass added.

The five-year NFL veteran out of James Madison University was released on his own recognizance Monday, according to the report.

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