San Francisco 49ers Linebacker Reuben Foster Charged With Felony Domestic Violence Charges
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster was charged with domestic violence Thursday, stemming from a fight with his live-in girlfriend earlier this year.
The Santa Clara County District Attorneys office charged him with three felonies for domestic violence claiming that he “inflicted great bodily injury, forcefully attempting to prevent a victim from reporting a crime, and possession of an assault weapon.”
Prosecutors say Foster “dragged his girlfriend by her hair, physically threw her out of the house, and punched her in the head 8 to 10 times.” causing her bruising and a ruptured eardrum.
If convicted, Foster, 24, could spend 11 years in prison.