CHALMETTE, La. (AP) — A sheriff’s office in Louisiana has issued an arrest warrant for newly signed Seattle Seahawks defensive end Aldon Smith. Sheriff James Pohlmann said in a post on his agency’s Facebook page that deputies responding to a call for medical assistance in Meraux on Saturday found a man who said he had been assaulted by an acquaintance outside a business in Chalmette. Detectives identified the suspect as the 31-year-old Smith and took out a warrant for second degree battery. The Seahawks say they are aware of the situation. The team had no further comment.

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