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Mar052018

NFL player Aldon Smith released from Raiders after alleged domestic violence incident

Allen Kee / ESPN Images(SAN FRANCISCO) -- NFL player Aldon Smith has been released from the Oakland Raiders and a warrant is out for his arrest after he allegedly threw a woman around a room and bit her on the wrist before escaping through a window, according to police and ABC station KGO-TV in San Francisco.

San Francisco Police Department’s Special Victims Unit has issued an arrest warrant for Smith, 28, following the domestic violence incident. Charges on the warrant include willful infliction of corporal injury, assault, false imprisonment and vandalism -- all misdemeanors.

"The Department is working with Mr. Smith’s legal counsel to arrange a day and time for Mr. Smith to surrender himself and to be processed for the warrant," San Francisco police said in a statement. "Mr. Smith would then be subject to future court proceedings."

When police responded to the incident Saturday evening at a home near San Francisco's Union Square, the suspect, identified as Smith, had allegedly fled before the authorities arrived, San Francisco Police Sgt. Michael Andraychak said in a statement.

According to KGO-TV, the 911 dispatcher said "the suspect threw" the victim "around the room" and "bit her on the wrist."

The victim's injuries were not life-threatening, police said.

While police did not identify the victim, KGO-TV is reporting the altercation was between Smith and his fiancee, and that Smith allegedly escaped through the window of her fifth-floor apartment.

The two became engaged last month.

ABC News could not immediately reach Smith's fiancee for comment.

The Raiders said Monday that Smith -- who had been suspended -- has now been released from the team.

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