Seahawks' Lynch cleared in alleged assault case

Seahawks' Lynch cleared in alleged assault case
August 13, 2014, 10:00 pm
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Marshawn Lynch tied for the NFL lead in rushing touchdowns last season with 12 scores. (AP)

BELLEVUE, Wash. -- Police have cleared Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch in an assault and property damage case.

The Bellevue Police Department issued a statement late Wednesday night saying Lynch wasn't involved and that the case remained open.


[RELATED: Seahawks: Lynch assault accusation 'bogus']

The police department expressed appreciation for cooperation from Lynch and the Seahawks.

Police initially released a statement Monday mentioning Lynch. The Seahawks released a statement a day later saying they believed the accusations to be "bogus" after speaking with Lynch.

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