Miami Hurricanes Top Security Charged With Worsened Battery After ‘Beating Up Ex-Girlfriend Pregnant With Baby During Argument Over New Relationship’
- University of Miami football player was arrested after police said he beat up a pregnant woman he was living with over an argument over his new relationship
- Avantae Williams, a security for the Miami Hurricanes, was arrested Wednesday night and charged with one count of aggravated battery on a pregnant woman
- Police report says the two argued over Williams’ involvement with another woman
- “When I come back from training, you should be gone,” Williams is said to have told her, after which he later grabbed her by the hair and threw her to the ground
- The authorities have not yet released any information about the health of the unborn baby; the woman got bruises on her neck
- Williams was a four-star recruit from DeLand High School
Avantae Williams was charged with aggravated battery on a pregnant woman, with his bail set at $10,000
A University of Miami football player has been arrested after police said he beat up his pregnant ex-girlfriend during an argument over his new relationship.
Avantae Williams, a sophomore security for the Miami Hurricanes, was arrested Wednesday night and charged with one count of aggravated battery on a pregnant woman. His bail was set at $10,000.
The police report says the two got into an argument over Williams’ “involvement with another woman” before Williams left for football practice.
“When I come back from training, you should be gone,” Williams is said to have told the woman, who is currently 31 weeks pregnant with his child.
Police, who called the woman his “ex-girlfriend” even though they were living together at the time of the incident, said Williams later became furious when he was still packing her into the apartment they shared in the West area. Kendall. from Miami. They said he grabbed her by the hair and threw her around the house.
“Get that f–k out,” he yelled, according to the police report, before throwing her to the floor in front of the apartment, where she slammed her head on the curb.
The victim, who was not named, eventually alerted a neighbor who called 911.
Williams was the top-ranked safety for the 2020 class, as well as a four-star recruit from DeLand High School
Police report says Williams and his pregnant ex-girlfriend argued over Williams’ involvement with another woman
She was treated at West Kendall Hospital for bruises on her neck and arms. Authorities have not released any information about the health of her unborn baby. She and Williams have two other children together, a 10-month-old and a 21-month-old.
Williams didn’t answer questions when he was taken to jail, according to NBC Miami.
He was the top-ranked safety for the class of 2020, as well as a four-star recruit from DeLand High School, the Miami Herald reports.
“He was immediately suspended from all team activities,” the University of Miami’s assistant athletic director for communications said after Williams’ arrest
‘He was immediately suspended from all team activities,’ says Camron Ghorbi, assistant athletics director of communications at UM.
Williams, listed as 6 feet tall and 198 pounds, missed his freshman season with the team due to an undisclosed medical problem, the Herald reports, but was allowed to participate in spring training. It was projected that he would be in the starting rotation as a safety for the Hurricanes.
At the time Williams banded in Miami, coach Manny Diaz raved about him complementing the college’s highly successful 2020 recruiting cycle.
“It’s a huge exclamation point,” Diaz said shortly after Williams signed with the Hurricanes earlier this year.
Miami is scheduled to open its season against Alabama on September 4.