NRL star Tim Lafai hit with AVO after allegedly vandalizing his house in a domestic dispute with his wife
Footy star Tim Lafai is hit with an AVO and taken to hospital with a broken hand after he ‘destroyed his house when his wife told him to spend time with his children instead of going to the gym’
- St George Illawarra NRL star Tim Lafai issued an arrest warrant
- Police called his home on Friday after alleged disagreements with his wife
- Brought to hospital after allegedly knocking down some walls in the house
- No charges were brought because the police are continuing to investigate
NRL star Tim Lafai has been hit by an arrest warrant after allegedly smashing several walls in his house after an argument with his wife.
Police were called to the home of St George Illawarra Dragons center south of Wollongong on Good Friday, after reports from neighbors of “loud noises” coming from the house.
Police will claim that officers arrived at around 1pm, Lafai’s wife Jacqui told them the couple had a verbal disagreement about him that he wanted to work out with his friend in his gym instead of spending time with his kids, The Sunday Telegraph reported.
There is no evidence that Lafai was physically violent towards his family and no charges have been brought.
Dragon star Tim Lafai received an arrest warrant after a verbal argument with wife Jacqui (pictured together) on Friday. No fees have been charged.
Police are also said to have spoken to Lafai, who told them he would go down to “ release some frustration, ” the publication reported.
An hour later, police returned home after reports that Lafai was “destroying his house and being aggressive.”
He was found on the back porch with red spots on his forehead and his knuckles covered in blood.
Tim Lafai (photo) was taken to hospital for treatment after allegedly punching holes in the walls of his house
“Officers of the Lake Illawarra command were called to a home in Warrawong over concerns about the welfare report,” an NSW police spokeswoman told Daily Mail Australia.
“A 28-year-old man was in the backyard of the house and taken to Wollongong Hospital for treatment for hand injuries.”
“Police were told that the man had reportedly become aggressive after a domestic argument with a 27-year-old woman before he reportedly knocked several walls through the house.”
Lafai was ordered to arrest violence after he was later released from the hospital.
The police investigation into the alleged incident continues. Depicted is Lafai with his wife
No fees have been charged.
The police investigation into the incident continues.
The dragons confirmed that the NRL integrity unit had been notified of the incident.
“St. George Illawarra is aware of a police case involving Tim Lafai Dragon Center,” the club said in a statement.
“The NRL integrity unit has been informed. Since this is a very personal and personal matter, the dragons will make no further comments at this stage. “
This is the sixth season of the Samoan international at Dragons after leaving the Canterbury Bulldogs in late 2015.
NRL star Tim Lafai (pictured) has been with the St George Illawarra Dragons since 2016