Ex-Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel repeatedly hit his ex-girlfriend in a weekend domestic violence incident, according to an affidavit released by Fort Worth police.
The heavily redacted police document details some of the events surrounding an extended incident that happened last weekend in Dallas and Fort Worth involving Manziel and his ex-girlfriend Collen Crowley.
Crowley told Fort Worth police she had met up with Manziel on Friday night at Hotel ZaZa in Uptown Dallas with a group of friends. After the friends left, it was just the two of them left in the room. That’s when Manziel began to act aggressive towards her, according to the report.
Crowley said Manziel struck her several times, including a hit to her left ear. She said it was “as if he were on some kind of drugs” but also said Manziel wasn’t intoxicated.
Manziel then drove Crowley home, because Manziel said he didn’t want her driving because she was intoxicated. On the drive back Manziel again struck her several times and he was shouting angrily.
When the two arrived at Crowley’s apartment she tried to get away from Manziel, running in and out of her apartment before finally escaping to a neighbor. At that point, Manziel fled the scene.
Police conducted a search for Manziel, getting a police helicopter involved at one point, but were unable to find him after a search of the area.
Crowley also became "increasingly uncooperative" as she spoke with police and rebuffed officers who may have wanted to photograph any of her injuries. The neighbor originally called 911 to the scene.
"I heard her screaming, so I came out to the, um, balcony, and she said that her boyfriend had beat her up... (unintelligible). She didn't want me to call you but I think it's the right thing," the neighbor said on a 911 call released by police.
Manziel denied he struck Crowley in an interview with TMZ Sports and said he is doing fine mentally.
"I'm completely stable. I'm safe and secure," he told TMZ Sports.
Dallas police said Thursday evening it had followed up on the Fort Worth police report about Manziel. DPD's investigation hasn't resulted in any charges and the incident is closed.
The Cleveland Browns, Manziel's current team, released a statement Tuesday distancing themselves from the troubled quarterback.
"We've been clear about expectations for our players on and off the field. 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," said Browns EVP of Football Operations Sashi Brown.
"His status with our team will be addressed when permitted by league rules. We will have no further comment at this time."
Manziel has not been charged with any crime from last weekend's incident.