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NFL player, Wake Forest grad charged with 2019 assault, arrested Sunday

Posted July 5, 2021 9:59 a.m. EDT
Updated July 9, 2021 1:38 p.m. EDT

— Darius Hodge of the NFL's Cincinnati Bengals has been arrested in connection with a 2019 assault.

He was arrested on July 4 in Wake Forest, right off Capital Boulevard near Agora Drive.

Hodge, 23, played for Wake Forest High School and went to Marshall for college. The NFL player is a resident of Wake County.

He was charged for hitting a man repeatedly back in 2019, but was just arrested on Sunday.

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