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09-08-2018, 09:30 AM

Celtics guard Jabari Bird faces charges including kidnapping, assault
Updated: 10:52 AM EDT Sep 8, 2018



Celtics guard Jabari Bird is being guarded by police at a local hospital and faces several charges after a domestic violence incident, the Boston Police Department said.

Bird is being evaluated in the hospital following the incident, which occurred in Brighton on Friday, police said.

"We are aware of the incident involving Jabari Bird and are taking it very seriously," the Celtics wrote in a statement. "We are actively gathering information and will reserve further comment at this time."

The victim was taken to a different hospital for treatment, officers said.

Police said complaints would be sought against Bird for assault and battery, strangulation and kidnapping. No other details were immediately released.