Report: Manziel struck ex-girlfriend, told her 'I'll kill us both'; police say no charges

BY foxsports • February 4, 2016

UPDATE: The Dallas Police Department said Thursday night that the investigation into what occurred with Johnny Manziel on Jan. 30 is closed and no charges are expected to be filed. According to reports, Fort Worth police don't plan to charge Manziel, either.

More details of Johnny Manziel's alleged altercation with his ex-girlfriend are coming to light.

Manziel then reportedly drove Crowley a short distance to where her car was parked, where she jumped out of Manziel's car and said that she hid in bushes until he found her.

"He grabbed me by my hair and threw me back into the car and got back in himself," she reportedly told police. "He hit me with his open hand on my left ear for jumping out of the car. I realized immediately that I could not hear out of that ear, and I still cannot today, two days later."

Crowley then said she hit Manziel several times in an effort to get out of the car before he shoved her, causing her to hit her head on the window. He also would not return her phone.

"I know I've been having fun, but I just need to get my body right. I'm 100 percent committed to playing football."

It's the second time since October that Manziel has been under review by the league for a domestic incident. He was cleared of wrongdoing after police were called when he and Crowley got into a heated roadside argument in Avon, Ohio.

After Crowley informed police she was concerned for Manziel's well-being following their most recent altercation, they used a helicopter to try to locate the 23-year-old. Police also tried calling both Manziel and his parents, who could not be reached. An officer finally contacted Manziel's father, Paul, who said he had seen his son and that "he was doing fine."

The police blacked out several details in their report.

Earlier this week, the Browns released a statement saying they were troubled by Manziel's actions and indicated they will release him in March.

"We've been clear about expectations for our players on and off the field," said Sashi Brown, the Browns' vice president of football operations. "Johnny's continual involvement in incidents that run counter to those expectations undermines the hard work of his teammates and the reputation of our organization. His status with our team will be addressed when permitted by league rules."

Manziel has been a major disappointment and distraction during two turbulent seasons with Cleveland.

He didn't live up to expectations on the field, and his behavior off it has embarrassed the team. Manziel spent more than 10 weeks last winter in a rehab facility specializing in alcohol and drug abuse.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.



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