Former Kansas City Chiefs superstar Larry Johnson (pictured) was arrested in Miami Beach Tuesday morning for allegedly physically attacking a man then threatening him with a broken bottle, according to TMZ.
The 34-year-old ex-running back, who also played for the Miami Dolphins, Cincinnati Bengals, and Washington Redskins, reportedly became upset when another customer at a hotel bar he was patronizing kept removing drinks from his table. In a fit of rage, Johnson allegedly punched the unnamed victim in the face, sending him crashing to the floor, then “broke a bottle on the table and began swinging it toward him,” states a police report.
While the man was on the floor, Johnson then allegedly began socking him in the face repeatedly.
The police were summoned, and when Johnson was questioned by officers, he reportedly mentioned that he once played for the Dolphins.
The victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Meanwhile Johnson, who was once one of the highest-paid NFL players in the league and hasn’t been on a team since 2011, has been challenged over the years, with accusations of violence against women, failure to complete court-mandated community sentence, and disturbing the peace.
In fact, Johnson has reportedly seen the inside of a jail cell at least five times since 2003.
The former gridiron talent made his mark mainly as a member of the Chiefs and still retains the record for most dashing attempts in a year.
Johnson is expected to be arraigned at a later time.